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California Energy Regulatory Weekly Update: May 21, 2018

Buchalter

On 52617, the ALJ issued a proposed decision implementing new compliance requirements for the RPS program in response to SB350. These new rules for...

Logic Prevails At The NLRB! Some Common Sense HR Policies Are Legal Once Again!

Breazeale Sachse & Wilson LLP

You may recall that in the last year of the Obama administration the National Labor Relations Board issued a Memorandum declaring that a number of...

Fiduciary Duties of Buy-Side Directors: Recent Lessons Learned

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Significant acquisitions always present risks to the acquiring entity and its stockholders. These risks may arise from, among other things...

Washington Bad Faith Law at a Glance

Clyde & Co LLP

Washington state can be a difficult jurisdiction for insurers. Insurers' duties of care are sometimes interpreted or applied quite broadly, and if...

FRC consultation on a Code of Conduct for large UK private companies

MinterEllison

Large private companies in the UK are being urged by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) to engage in consultation on, and to sign up to, a new code...

California Energy Regulatory Weekly Update: May 21, 2018

Buchalter

On 52617, the ALJ issued a proposed decision implementing new compliance requirements for the RPS program in response to SB350. These new rules for...

Apotex not entitled to reopen trial on esomeprazole (Nexium) patent validity

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The validity of AstraZeneca's Nexium patent has finally been decided by the Supreme Court of Canada, with any doubt about the court's intent resolved...

Exercice de pédagogie de la Commission sur le Règlement 11692011, dit INCO (information des consommateurs sur les denrées alimentaires)

Nomos

La Commission vient de donner de nouvelles lignes d’interprétation des règles d’étiquetage des denrées alimentaires contenues dans le...

The Proposed SPC Export Manufacturing Waiver: Really a Balanced Approach?

Jones Day

The European Commission, in the explanatory memorandum, points to the upcoming "patent cliff" with an estimate of over 90 billion of the first...

Cryptocurrencies and ICOs Now Regulated in Thailand (law and draft regulations as of 10 June 2018)

Baker McKenzie

Following the enactment of the Emergency Decree on the Digital Asset Businesses B.E. 2561 (A.D. 2018) ("Digital Asset Businesses Decree") and the...

What the Financial Collateral Act in Serbia brings to the table

Schoenherr

The Serbian Parliament adopted the Financial Collateral Act ("FCA") on 8 June 2018 (published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia, no...

Controlled foreign companies: look before you leap

ENSafrica

Section 9D of the Income Tax Act, 1962 (the "Act") is aimed at South African residents who directly or indirectly hold more than 50 of the total...

What’s your preference Blacksmith or Goldsmith?

RNA Technology and IP Attorneys

Can Goldsmith be confused for Blacksmith? The issue came up before the court in the context of a trademark infringement and passing off action brought...

"Threshing the undergrowth for some chance remark" - English High Court considers impact of entire agreement clauses on pre-contractual negotiations

Mayer Brown

Claims alleging pre-contractual misrepresentation are common nemeses of banks and other financial institutions, and any organisation that regularly...

New attempt to facilitate use of public-private partnerships in Romania

Volciuc-Ionescu SCA

As of 18 May 2018, Romania has a new legal framework on public-private partnership ("PPP") enacted through the Government Emergency Ordinance no...


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