Announcements

Herbert Smith Freehills recruits former assistant US Attorney John J.O’Donnell as a partner in New York

Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce that John J. O’Donnell, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and former branch chief of the Division of Enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has joined … Continue reading

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Andrew Procter joins Herbert Smith Freehills Financial Services Regulatory team

Andrew Procter, a leading financial services regulatory expert and a highly regarded senior figure in the financial services and investment banking industry, joins Herbert Smith Freehills highly ranked Financial Services Regulatory (FSR) team today.  

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UK: A Practitioner’s Guide to the Law and Regulation of Market Abuse

On 10 July 2013, Herbert Smith Freehills’ clients, contacts and staff celebrated the publication of the first practitioner-focused textbook in the UK on market abuse, written by leading lawyers from Herbert Smith Freehills.   ‘A Practitioner’s Guide to the Law and Regulation … Continue reading

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IFLR’s first Asia financial services regulatory team of the year

Congratulations to our Asia team on winning IFLR’s first award for Financial Services Regulatory team of the year at the annual Asia Awards last week.  IFLR’s creation of this award recognises the increasing importance of, and demand, for financial services regulatory … Continue reading

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Rod Fletcher to join Herbert Smith Freehills Corporate Crime team

Rod Fletcher, one of the UK’s leading business crime and investigations specialists, is to join the Herbert Smith Freehills top-ranked corporate crime and investigations team in London in April 2013.    

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SFOUpcoming Webinar “The Bribery Act: An Update”

Thursday 14 February 2013 9:30 – 10:30am UK time The Bribery Act 2010 has now been in force for over 18 months. In this round-up webinar we will look at: the revised SFO guidance and other SFO related developments; Deferred … Continue reading

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Our new firm: Herbert Smith Freehills

Today has seen the launch of our newly merged firm, which combines the market leading practices of legacy firms Herbert Smith and Freehills. The new firm has 2,800 lawyers, including 460 partners, across 20 offices in Australasia, EMEA, the UK … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith New York now open

Our New York office has opened for business. The office will initially operate as Herbert Smith New York. On 1 October 2012, the official launch date of our merger with leading Australian firm Freehills, it will become part of the Herbert Smith … Continue reading

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