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Merger control investigation in the European Union

European Union, Global - March 8 2017 What are the potential outcomes of a merger control investigation in the European Union

Industrial Property Law Introduces Major Changes to Design Law

European Union - March 22 2017 The long awaited Law on Industrial Property No. 6769 (the “Industrial Property Law”) was ratified on January 10, 2017. The Industrial Property Law

INSOL 2017: Hot Topics - Avoid Being Burnt!

Global, United Kingdom - March 22 2017 Billed as INSOL’s “most popular session”, the plenary session Hot Topics - Avoid Being Burnt! provided a brief overview of developments in the

Regulating Microfibres as “Structural Pollutants”?

USA - March 16 2017 In response to concerns over the documented diffusion of microplastics into waterbodies worldwide, regulators proudly point to the international

INSOL 2017: The good, the bad and the ugly: national and regional law reforms

European Union, Global, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA - March 21 2017 There has been great discussion over the course of INSOL on the various restructuring and insolvency reforms being considered or implemented globally

Electronic filing of annual accounts will soon be mandatory

European Union - March 30 2017 As you may have read in our October 2015 client alert, it will no longer be possible for certain companies to file annual accounts with the Trade

Alien Tort Statute. District court finds Alien Tort Statute applicable to address violations of customary international law prohibiting medical experimentation on human subjects without their consent, and that corporations could be liable under the ATS.

USA - March 27 2017 Officials of the United States Public Health Service performed nonconsensual medical experiments on individuals in Guatemala from 1946 into the 1950s

Arbitration. Confirmation of Award Against Non-Signatories. District court confirms arbitral award against non-signatory.

USA - March 27 2017 Petitioner, Trina Solar US, Inc. ("Trina"), is a California company that manufactures and sells solar panels. In 2012, Trina began negotiations with

Arbitration. Recognition and Enforcement of Awards. D.C. Circuit affirms order of enforcement of arbitral award against Nigeria over public policy objection.

Nigeria, USA - March 27 2017 In 1999, Enron Nigeria Power Holding, Ltd ("ENPH") entered into a power purchase agreement ("PPA") with Nigeria, Lagos State, and the National

Enforcement of Forum Selection Clause. Eleventh Circuit holds forum selection clause valid and affirms dismissal of personal injury action brought outside the agreed forum.

USA - March 27 2017 Plaintiffs James and Karen Feggestad ("Plaintiffs") filed a personal injury suit for negligence against Defendants, owners and operators of the