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21 March 2023

Restructuring, Turnaround and Insolvency in Asia Pacific 2023

Our 2023 edition of the Guide to Restructuring, Turnaround and Insolvency in Asia Pacific is a resource for corporates, financiers, creditors, funds, directors and other stakeholders exposed to financially distressed companies in the region.
20 March 2023

2023 Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Takeovers and Schemes of Arrangement

The 2023 edition of the Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Takeovers and Schemes of Arrangement has been launched. Our Guide is designed to provide a helpful summary of some of the key legal and regulatory issues that arise in connection with Australian takeovers and schemes.
20 March 2023

Australian High Court smooths out wrinkle in trade mark law: Reputation not relevant to ‘deceptive similarity’ test of infringement

The High Court has clearly set out in Self Care v Allergan that the reputation of a trade mark is not relevant when assessing deceptive similarity in infringement proceedings. 1 In a unanimous decision, overruling a three-judge bench of the Full Federal Court, the High Court held that Self Care did...
16 March 2023

Employment and workplace relations in Australia Legal Guide 2023

Everything employers need to know, updated to reflect the recent Secure Jobs, Better Pay and Respect at Work reforms.
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Beyond the hourly rate – What are the options?

With the number of ways to pay for legal services growing, we assess how third-party funding and alternative fee arrangements can help businesses
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: The ECT exodus – Politics and unintended consequences

With a host of states to leave the Energy Charter Treaty amid climate concerns, we explore what the flashpoint means for multilateralism and the energy transition
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Exits only – How investors can get put calls right

Despite a bullish year for private equity in the Asia-Pacific, exit disputes remain a risk. We assess the safest ways to exercise your put option
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Future fuel – How will hydrogen disputes be resolved?

With a rapidly-emerging energy market set to fuel a rise in disputes, we explore how arbitration could offer the solution
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Faster, cheaper, better – A playbook for value-driven arbitration

With companies under pressure to save time and money, we explore how parties, arbitrators and institutions can boost efficiency throughout a dispute
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Decision Analysis – Putting legal risk in the language of the boardroom

With uncertainty inevitable in complex disputes, HSF's cutting-edge analysis aims to ensure clients can make informed decisions
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: The era of reconciliation – How arbitration will tackle climate and human rights disputes

The HSF Singapore Management University Asian Arbitration Lecture outlined how new concerns have eroded the barriers between private and public law
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: MENA and arbitration in 2022 – Change, development and uncertainty

From shake-ups in Dubai to seats vying for position, 2022 proved a frenetic year for Middle East and North African disputes
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration - Issue 15

The latest issue of Inside Arbitration explores the cutting edge of global dispute resolution from hydrogen and climate change to next-gen risk analysis
15 March 2023

Inside arbitration: Spotlight interview: Tom Furlong

Tom has spent much of his career with the firm in Asia, moving from Hong Kong to Singapore in 2019, where he was promoted to partner. Tom works on Asia-related disputes particularly for private capital, energy and tech/telco clients. From Singapore, his work regularly involves clients or...
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Spotlight interview: Elaine Wong

Elaine is a partner whose career epitomises what it means to work in international arbitration. Qualified in England and Singapore, she has spent time in Paris and Tokyo, and worked for the last three years in Singapore. In January, she re-joined our team in Japan, where she continues to act as...