Upcoming webinar – Litigation update

On Tuesday 8 November (12.45 – 1.45pm GMT), Anna Pertoldi, Maura McIntosh and Jan O’Neill will deliver a webinar for Herbert Smith Freehills clients and contacts looking at developments in commercial litigation since our update webinar in March this year. Topics covered will include lessons learned from recent decisions on factual and expert evidence, disclosure, settlement, relief from sanctions … Read more

Upcoming webinar – International Litigation Update

On Tuesday 18 October (12noon – 1.00pm UK time) we will present the first in a new series of webinars for Herbert Smith Freehills clients and contacts, focussing on the issues that arise in litigating cross border disputes. In this webinar: Larry Shore, a disputes partner in our New York office, will consider ways of obtaining evidence … Read more

Herbert Smith Freehills sponsors and contributes chapters to the recently published First Edition of Getting the Deal Through – Financial Services Litigation 2016

In the light of the global growth of litigation in the financial sector following the financial crisis, Herbert Smith Freehills has sponsored 'Getting The Deal Through' for the launch of the first edition of the guide to Financial Services Litigation 2016.  The guide charts the growth of litigation in the financial sector worldwide and answers … Read more

Guide to Dispute Resolution in Africa: 2nd edition

Herbert Smith Freehills has published an updated second edition of our Guide to Dispute Resolution in Africa, a publication summarising the key dispute resolution procedures and trends in each of Africa's 54 diverse jurisdictions. Since its publication in 2013, the first edition of the Guide has proved to be an invaluable resource not just for those facing disputes in Africa but for anyone … Read more

Herbert Smith Freehills launches latest Guide to “Dispute Resolution in Asia Pacific”

Please click here to preview our updated Guide to Dispute Resolution in Asia Pacific. To request a copy, please email asia.publications@hsf.com. Key topics covered in the guide include: the basics of a legal system; details on litigation and arbitration procedures; if ADR is embraced in a particular country; fee arrangements and third party funding; recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments; … Read more

Article published: Material adverse change clauses – staging a return

Material adverse change (MAC) clauses aim to give buyers a right to withdraw from M&A deals on the occurrence of certain events that are detrimental to the target company. While MAC clauses have been a standard feature of US M&A agreements for many years, private acquisition agreements in the UK have not traditionally included MAC clauses. … Read more