• Best practice in China

    Good news: by the end of 2016, HKIAC, SIAC and the ICC will all have opened offices in the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone. This signals a new era of closer cooperation with China’s arbitration commissions and a higher profile for best practice training.

    May 25, 2016

  • Federal Court of Australia

    In Australia, any attempt to derail the arbitration process by involving the courts will be looked upon unfavourably. If you are unhappy with the process, go to the tribunal, wait for them to decide on the issues you raise, and do not seek court intervention prematurely. This point was underlined in 2015 when the Federal Court of Australia dismissed a challenge to the appointment of two arbitrators in the Sino Dragon v Noble Resources dispute.

    May 25, 2016

  • Privilege under English law

    Privilege is a fundamental legal right. It allows individuals and corporate entities to resist disclosure of confidential and sensitive material. There are strict rules on when privilege applies under English law: not all communications with lawyers and other advisers will be protected. Privilege can be lost by circulating privileged material without adequate safeguards.

    May 25, 2016

  • International arbitration report

    Welcome to issue 6 of Norton Rose Fulbright’s International arbitration report.

    May 25, 2016

  • A global guide to whistleblowing laws

    The widespread introduction of legislation protecting the actions of ‘whistleblowers’, and increased public expectations of global corporate accountability, mean tha

    May 24, 2016

  • Stay recognition requirements for third country law financial arrangements

    From June 1, 2016, certain UK financial institutions (defined below) and members of their global group will be restricted from entering into, or materially amending, ‘financial arrangements’ governed by the laws of a ‘third country’ (being a country that is not an EU Member State) unless their counterparties enable them to meet a new, UK-specific, “stay recognition requirement”.

    May 23, 2016

  • EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – Update

    The most recent round of negotiations between the European Union (the EU) and the United States (the US) on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), took place in New York between April 25 and 29, 2016. On April 27, the European Commission (Commission) released a report on the state of play of the TTIP negotiations, which shows the progress that has been made so far (state of play report). Now that proposed agreements are on the table in almost all negotiating areas, both sides’ efforts are currently focused on resolving areas of disagreement.

    May 09, 2016

  • Nexus 2016 - a global infrastructure resource

    Welcome to the 2016 edition of Nexus – Norton Rose Fulbright’s flagship journal for the infrastructure sector.

    May 03, 2016

  • European energy infrastructure opportunities: Small scale LNG

    Despite low prices and market uncertainty, this is an exciting time for small scale LNG projects. With LNG becoming increasingly cost competitive, the drive for cleaner fuel gathering pace and the desire for energy companies to expand and diversify their LNG businesses, investors are becoming alive to the potential for small scale LNG projects.

    May 03, 2016

  • Insurance focus

    In this edition of Insurance focus Tyler Dillard in our London office considers the revolution of the sharing economy and reflects on how insurers have an opportunity to benefit from this growing market.

    April 28, 2016

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