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10 May 2017
A first instance judge has limited the scope of litigation privilege for entities under investigation by regulatory or criminal authorities. Anticipation of an investigation will not suffice to offer litigation privilege, nor will the investigation itself...
24 October 2016
Reinhard Dammann is pleased to announce the release of the book "Commentary on the European Insolvency Regulation". This book provides a detailed article-by-article commentary on the recast EU Regulation on Insolvency Proceedings (EIR), written...
12 September 2016
This edition of "Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong" includes: Plaintiff prevails in distributor dispute Court continues injunction as fictitious transactions alleged Defendants spared jail in dispute with liquidator Courts reach different conclusions...
27 May 2016
On 25 May 2016, the European Commission tabled a three-pronged plan aimed at boosting e-commerce in the EU. This is part of the Commission's wider strategy to create a "Single Digital Market" in the EU. If the plan is implemented, businesses can expect...
29 February 2016
As the target of significant criticism from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), France must strengthen its approach to combat bribery and corruption. "Sapin II", a draft bill on transparency, anti-corruption and economic...
24 November 2015
The courts are willing to prevent misuse of contract powers by implying terms to act honestly and on proper grounds and not in a manner that is arbitrary, irrational or capricious. Where a service management regime in a PFI contract gave a customer a discretion...
Courts Struggle Over Whether FCPA Whistleblowers May Sue Under the Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provision
26 July 2012
In recent months, two district courts have addressed the issue whether employees who claim they were retaliated against for internally reporting violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act can bring a private civil lawsuit against their former employers under...
29 December 2011
On 14 December 2011, the tenth anniversary of the entry into force of specific money laundering prohibitions in the Dutch Criminal Code ("DCC") was marked. Just two weeks before the conversion to the euro a new, broadly defined offence was implemented...
6 April 2011
On 3 March 2011, Clifford Chance published a client briefing "Sanctions affecting Libya" outlining the first regulations with sanction provisions relating to the current situation in Libya. Since then, on 17 March 2011, the United Nations Security Council...