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21 May 2019

New FAQs from Hong Kong SFC fail to relieve concerns about new Internal Investigation Disclosure Obligation

New guidance from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has clarified many aspects of a new reporting regime for licensed persons in Hong Kong, but concern remains over the logistical and administrative burden imposed, according to ASIFMA and Herbert Smith Freehills.
21 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Milan Office wins second industry award in a week

Herbert Smith Freehills' Milan Managing Partner Laura Orlando has taken home her second award in the last week, winning 'Food Lawyer of the Year' at the 2019 TopLegal Industry Awards.
16 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises ICBC Asia on joint venture to establish virtual bank in Hong Kong

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited (ICBC) on a joint venture to create Infinium Limited, one of Hong Kong's first virtual banks.
16 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Cellnex on the acquisition of 10,700 sites from Iliad in France and in Italy and from Salt in Switzerland, and roll out of "built to suit" programs of up to 4,000 new sites

Leading law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Spanish company Cellnex, Europe’s leading operator of wireless telecommunications infrastructures, in entering into a series of long-term strategic cooperation agreements with (i) Iliad, the parent company of Free, with respect to Iliad's passive...
15 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Laura Orlando Named IP Lawyer Of The Year 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Laura Orlando has been named IP Lawyer of the Year 2019 at the prestigious LegalCommunity IP & TMT Awards in Italy. LegalCommunity is one of two leading Italian legal publishers and their Awards nights aim to bring out the excellence of the Italian legal market...
15 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills takes 'Gold' in Hong Kong LGBT+ inclusion index

Herbert Smith Freehills has attained the "Gold Standard" in the 2019 Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index, compiled by responsible business champion Community Business .
15 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises Axpo on the acquisition of Urbasolar

Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Axpo, the largest producer of renewable energies in Switzerland, on the acquisition of the French photovoltaics company Urbasolar, one of the leading companies in the French solar energy industry, headquartered in Montpellier.
14 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills advises The Weir Group PLC on the sale of its Flow Control Division to First Reserve

Herbert Smith Freehills has advised The Weir Group PLC on the agreed £275 million sale of its Flow Control Division to First Reserve, a US private equity firm, following an auction process. Weir's Flow Control Division specialises in the design and manufacture of valves, pumps, and controls for the...
14 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Paula Hodges QC Takes the Reins as LCIA Court President

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Paula Hodges QC has officially begun her Presidency of the LCIA Court.
13 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills appoints new Regional Head of Finance

Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Eric Fiszelson to the role of Regional Head of Practice for the firm's EMEA finance division.
13 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills launches biennial Community Engagement Awards (India)

Herbert Smith Freehills has today announced the launch of this year's edition of the biennial Community Engagement Awards, which support law students who create a positive impact in their communities.
13 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills nomme Eric Fiszelson comme nouveau responsable de la pratique Finance pour la région EMEA

Le cabinet d'avocats d'affaires international Herbert Smith Freehills nomme Eric Fiszelson, en qualité de responsable de la pratique Finance pour la région EMEA. Eric, est associé de la pratique Banque Finance depuis 2011, et il est également responsable de l'équipe Business Development à Paris. Il...
10 May 2019

HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS DEMONSTRATES COMMITMENT TO MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING

International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has today signed the Mindful Business Charter as part of its ongoing commitment to support employees' mental health and wellbeing. The Charter commits organisations to tackle working practices that can affect employees' mental health and wellbeing. By...
10 May 2019

Two at Herbert Smith Freehills named In WIPR's 80 Influential Women In IP 2019

Intellectual Property Partners Sue Gilchrist and Sophie Rich have been named in the World Intellectual Property Review's (WIPR) 80 Influential Women in IP 2019 publication.
09 May 2019

Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Rachel Lidgate Talks Energy Disputes at London's First Ever Disputes Week

Today Herbert Smith Freehills Partner Rachel Lidgate will speak on a panel entitled 'Energy Disputes in a Disrupted World' , at the first-ever London International Disputes Week (LIDW) to be hosted in the Capital.

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