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Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Regarding Discovery

The US Federal Judicial Conference’s Advisory Committee on Civil Rules (the “Advisory Committee”) has proposed a series of amendments to the US Federal Rules of Civil Procedure—the rules that govern the conduct of civil proceedings in the US federal district … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinars

There are a number of upcoming webinars which are likely to be of particular interest to clients from across the Asian region. Negotiating the challenges of Myanmar – Thursday, 27 June 2013 In this webinar Herbert Smith Freehill’s Myanmar practice group … Continue reading

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Alert: US imposes sanctions on PRC financial institutions/enacts new sanctions against Iran

On July 30, 2012, the US imposed sanctions on a PRC financial institution, Bank of Kunlun, for violating US sanctions against Iran. The sanctions effectively bar the bank from directly accessing the U.S. financial system, prohibiting it from opening correspondent … Continue reading

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EU suspends Myanmar sanctions: Attractions and risks for overseas corporate investors

Herbert Smith’s Myanmar Group assesses the legal challenges of investing in Myanmar, as interest in the country grows following recent political changes and relaxation of international sanctions regimes.  Alastair Henderson, Hilary Lau and Kyle Wombolt  provide some observations below.

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