A litigator’s yearbook: 2015 (England and Wales)

In this post we look back at some of the key developments of 2015 from the perspective of the commercial litigator, covering a range of topics including contract law, privilege, settlement, jurisdiction and various aspects of court procedure. We hope you will find something of interest, whether you just want a reminder of developments in a few areas, … Read more

Herbert Smith Freehills’ new global report reviews corruption trends and perceptions in close to 100 countries

We have launched the first global edition of our Anti-corruption Report, touching on investigations, reforms and perceptions in close to 100 countries. The report also summarises the key long-arm statutes, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act, and how they have been deployed in the past year against companies and individuals across the … Read more

Upcoming webinar – Breach of confidence

On Wednesday 21 October (12.45 – 1.45pm BST), Alan Watts and Neil Blake will deliver a webinar for Herbert Smith Freehills clients and contacts on the topic of breach of confidence. The webinar will cover: An overview of the principles of confidentiality Discussion of recent case law Remedies available for breach of confidence Guidance on bringing a claim The webinar is part of our … Read more