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31 July 2018
On July 10, 2018, the Second Circuit ruled that a U.S.-based law firm was not required to turn over documents it had obtained from an overseas client to defend that client in U.S. litigation that was ultimately dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction....
Challenges to Recent Transactions Are a Reminder That Antitrust Risks Can Remain if Closing Has Already Occurred (and Even if Pre-merger Notification Filings Were Made)
27 December 2017
Last week the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice each separately challenged recently closed transactions that they claim would harm competition in the US. The DOJ filed suit in relation to TransDigm Group's recent acquisition of two businesses...
19 May 2017
On 16 May 2017 the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the EU could not conclude the proposed Free Trade Agreement with Singapore alone, but that it would also have to be ratified by the EU's member states in order for it to come into force. This...
13 September 2016
On September 9, 2016, the US House of Representatives unanimously passed The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which would narrow sovereign immunity and expand civil liability under the federal Anti-Terrorism Act. In May, the Senate similarly...
23 February 2016
The North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016, signed by President Obama on February 18, 2016, authorizes imposition of additional US economic sanctions in response to recent long-range missile tests by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea....
Clifford Chance advises the Saudi Public Investment Fund on the acquisition of a significant minority stake in Posco Engineering & Construction Co Ltd for US$1.1 billion
23 June 2015
Clifford Chance advised the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), the investment arm of the Saudi Government, on the acquisition of a 38% stake consisting of new and existing shares in Posco Engineering & Construction Co Ltd (Posco E&C), a leading Korean engineering...
12 March 2015
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has announced that London partner Kathy Honeywood will be relocating to Singapore in May to head the firm's tier one Corporate practice in South East Asia. Kathy specialises in corporate finance, M&A and joint...
5 December 2014
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Bangkok Bank, Kasikornbank and Standard Chartered as the joint lead managers on the Kingdom of Thailand's THB76 billion (US$2.3 billion) inaugural government bond switching transaction. As part of its Public...
16 September 2014
In the present issue we address some of the latest developments in US and European technology law, e.g., an update on the status of the Trade Secret Directive, recent case-law on fee shifting in US patent litigations and on German employee inventions, as well...