Herbert Smith Freehills assists with first prevention of corruption clause in Olympic Games host city contract
Sylvia Schenk, a consultant in our Frankfurt disputes team, has worked with global anti-corruption NGO Transparency International to secure the first prevention of corruption clause in an Olympic Games host city’s contract. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on 31 … Continue reading
The two year process of the UK's exit from the EU formally began on 29 March 2017 with notice being given under Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union of the UK's intention to leave the EU. One … Continue reading
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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