HSF publishes Disputes in the Technology Industry Q&As for Practical Law (UK)

HSF technology disputes practitioners Andrew Moir, Rachel Lidgate, Martin Hevey, Kate Macmillan, Peter Dalton, Heather Newton and Rachel Montagnon have recently published a Q&A in Practical Law on Disputes in the Technology Industry (see here for pdf and here for subscribers) covering all aspects of disputes in the sector including current and future trends. In the Q&A, the team gives a … Read more

TURKMENISTAN BECOMES PARTY TO NEW YORK CONVENTION

Turkmenistan has become the 170th state party to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the Convention), having acceded on 4 May 2022. The Convention will come into force for Turkmenistan on 2 August 2022. Turkmenistan has made a number of reservations and declarations, meaning that it will only … Read more

WHICH COVID-19 COMMERCIAL RENT DISPUTE BODY SHOULD I USE? KEY TERMS COMPARED

The UK Government has introduced a new statutory scheme under the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 (the 2022 Act) for the resolution of disputes between landlords and tenants in relation to rent arrears accrued during the pandemic. The background to the scheme and when it may be used is discussed in our earlier blog here. … Read more

Herbert Smith Freehills Global Arbitration Practice Ranked Sixth in the World

Global Arbitration Review (GAR) has unveiled its annual ranking of the world’s leading international arbitration practices, with Herbert Smith Freehills ranked sixth in the world. The firm’s GAR 30 ranking appears in the 15th edition of the GAR 100, which was revealed last night at the annual GAR Awards ceremony at the InterContinental hotel in … Read more