10 December 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills Kewei advises China Huaneng Group on its triple-tranche US$1.5 billion bond issue
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and its Shanghai joint operation office have advised energy conglomerate China Huaneng Group on its US$1.5 billion Regulation S offering of guaranteed fixed rate notes listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
09 December 2019
HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS ADVISES LUFTHANSA GROUP ON THE SALE OF THE EUROPEAN BUSINESS OF LSG
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Lufthansa Group on the sale of the European Business of LSG Group to airline caterer gategroup. The companies also entered into long-term catering agreements for Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich hubs.
08 November 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises on TOT BIOPHARM's Hong Kong Listing
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ICBC International Capital Limited as the sole sponsor of the IPO and listing of TOT BIOPHARM International Company Limited on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
28 October 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills duo to co-chair Hong Kong Law Reform Commission consultation on "success fees" in arbitration
The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong has appointed Herbert Smith Freehills' Kathryn Sanger and Briana Young to co-chair a study on the introduction of outcome-related fee structures – or "success fees" – in arbitration.
08 October 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills and Kewei close first China deal since joint operation launch / 史密夫斐尔和科伟联营办公室成立以来，完成首笔中国交易
Herbert Smith Freehills Kewei has advised London-listed automotive distributor Inchcape plc on the disposal of its China retail business. 科伟史密夫斐尔联营办公室为在伦敦证券交易所上市的汽车经销集团英之杰（Inchcape）出售其中国零售业务提供法律服务。
12 June 2019
Herbert Smith Freehills advises China's CNODC on stake in Arctic LNG project / 史密夫斐尔律师事务所协助中石油参股北极LNG项目
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Company (CNODC), a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), on its investment in a 10% stake in Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project.
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.
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.
07 May 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises NEXTDC Limited on its A$863 million capital raising
Herbert Smith Freehills is proud to have advised NEXTDC Limited ( NEXTDC ) on its capital raising, comprising a fully underwritten A$672 million institutional placement and A$191 million non-underwritten share purchase plan ( Capital Raising ). The SPP shares were issued today, completing the...
06 May 2020
Kewei welcomes top disputes partner to China joint operation with Herbert Smith Freehills 科伟律师事务所迎来顶级争议解决业务资深国际顾问 加入与史密夫斐尔联营办公室
Kewei Law Firm has appointed Weina Ye as an international partner in Shanghai, further strengthening its disputes expertise in the firm's joint operation with Herbert Smith Freehills.
01 May 2020
Firms join forces to create JobKeeper App for Australian employers
Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and specialist tax advisory firm Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills have partnered to launch an app to help Australian employers that are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic better understand the Federal Government's JobKeeper Payment scheme.
30 April 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills conseille Safran sur la mise en place d’une ligne de crédit de 3 milliards d’euros
Herbert Smith Freehills a conseillé Safran, groupe international de haute technologie opérant dans les domaines de la propulsion et des équipements aéronautiques , de l'espace et de la défense, sur la mise en place d'une nouvelle ligne de crédit de 3 milliards d’euros, d'une durée pouvant aller...
30 April 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills responds to Pensions Regulator's annual funding statement
Responding to The Pensions Regulator's publication of its Annual Funding Statement for trustees and sponsors of occupational defined benefit pension schemes, Rachel Pinto , pensions partner at Herbert Smith Freehills says that "today's statement will offer comfort to sponsors looking to reduce or...
30 April 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills responds to regulator's latest statement on LIBOR discontinuation
Responding to news that the Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates (RFRWG) has issued a new statement on the impact of COVID-19 on firm's plans to transition from Libor, Rupert Lewis , head of banking litigation at Herbert Smith Freehills, says:
29 April 2020
Corporate insurance policyholders are likely to find favour in Court
Newly released data reveals that insurance claims are amongst the most likely to succeed in UK courts. However, with COVID-19 bringing new complexities to potential claims, the insurance industry will be under scrutiny for the way it responds to the current pandemic.
29 April 2020
Herbert Smith Freehills advises China’s Exim Bank on financing of Budapest-Belgrade rail project 史密夫斐尔助力中国—中东欧重大合作成果落地
Leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) on its role in financing the Hungarian section of Budapest-Belgrade railway project.