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Legal Briefings | 16 October 2017

Australian Government to heighten controls over critical electricity, port and water infrastructure assets

The Security of Critical Infrastructure Bill 2017 (Cth) and its associated draft Security of Critical Infrastructure Rules 2017 (Cth) propose the establishment of a register of ownership interests and key control and operational information for critical infrastructure assets.
Legal Briefings | 16 October 2017

Infrastructure Trends - #6: Using technology to do more with less

In this series of short articles we look at the current trends affecting infrastructure investment in Australia . This article considers trend # 6 – Using technology to do more with less.
Guides | 16 October 2017

Dawn Raids - are you ready?

Legal Briefings | 16 October 2017

Key developments in Iran, October 2017

This update provides an overview of key developments which have occurred in Iran during the past month and highlights areas of future interest. In particular, the update covers notable developments in the political arena and key economic sectors.
Audio and Video | 16 October 2017

Madrid video updates: La Orden Europea de Retención de Cuentas ya está disponible

Legal Briefings | 12 October 2017


In the face of the evolving telecom landscape and intensive price competition/increased churn and reduced ARPU across core businesses, operators are also looking to find ways to innovate and develop their offering, including entry into new markets and, for this reason, convergence-oriented deals...
Guides | 12 October 2017

European private equity review autumn 2017 edition

In the Autumn 2017 edition of the Herbert Smith Freehills European Private Equity Review we highlight legal developments with particular significance for European financial sponsors and share our experience of trends across the European private equity landscape and opportunities for potential...
Legal Briefings | 11 October 2017

M&A in a changing world: Opportunities amidst disruption

The world is facing a period of unprecedented and unanticipated political change. The developed world’s consensus of capitalism and globalisation is itself under question from new political movements and popular sentiments. At the same time, the acceleration of technological developments, and the...
Events | 09 October 2017

Innovative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: curse or blessing?

In conjunction with ArbitralWomen and supported by ACICA, ICDR and BCDR-AAA, Herbert Smith Freehills is hosting a breakfast seminar at our offices in Sydney to explore innovative dispute resolution mechanisms.
Legal Briefings | 09 October 2017

Infrastructure Trends - #5: Awareness of the opportunities presented by unsolicited proposals

In this series of short articles we look at the current trends affecting infrastructure investment in Australia . This article considers trend # 5 – awareness of the opportunities presented by unsolicited proposals.
Guides | 09 October 2017

Getting the Deal Through: Financial Services Litigation

Explores the similarities and differences in how financial sector disputes are resolved worldwide, with our expert authors answering key questions in major jurisdictions.
Legal Briefings | 06 October 2017

Reform of French Securitisation Law and Creation of Specialised Financing Vehicles

The reform of the French securitisation legislation announced by the Government throughout the implementation of 'Sapin 2 Law' has been published on 5 October 2017. This reform is coupled with the introduction into French law of specialized financing vehicles and a new reform of the banking...
Legal Briefings | 06 October 2017


The first edition gathers together the expertise of some of the leading experts in the sector.
Legal Briefings | 06 October 2017

UK Government issues updated guidance on Modern Slavery Act reporting

On 4 October 2017, the UK Government released updated guidance on the reporting obligation set out in section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act (the " MSA ").
Webinars | 05 October 2017

UPCOMING: Environmental and Human Rights Issues in Africa have International Implications - know what rights and remedies apply

Thursday 5 October 2017, 1.00 - 2.00pm BST