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Peter Aall Simonsen

Raudfjell and Kvitfjell wind farms commence operation

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

The first wind turbines in one of Europe's largest land-based wind farms recently commenced operation.

Emily Rome

One bad disclosure apple can spoil the whole full and frank barrel

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently provided a further reminder of the perils of failing to comply with the duty of full and frank disclosure on ex parte applications.

Marcel Meinhardt

ComCo reduces antitrust fines due to damages compensation paid to cartel victims

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Competition Commission (ComCo) recently closed its investigations into bid rigging in the construction industry and issued fines of Sfr11 million, an amount which would have been much higher had the commission not deducted the damages compensation paid by the cartelists to the victims from its claims.

Robert Cocchia

California dreaming, California nightmare – three takeaways from controversial independent contractor bill

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

Assembly Bill (AB) 5 has finally been signed into law, making it more difficult for California businesses to classify workers as independent contractors.

Rachel Welford

TSA adopts alternative approach to enforcement against airlines and other regulated entities

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Transportation Security Administration's (TSA's) new Action Plan Programme (APP), which recently went into effect, details an alternative framework for addressing security compliance issues.

Jaime L M Jones

DOJ defends Medicare Advantage upcoding claims against Sutter

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The US government recently filed a brief in opposition to Sutter Health's motion to dismiss the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) complaint in intervention in a False Claims Act suit alleging that Sutter had knowingly submitted and caused the submission of unsupported diagnosis codes for Medicare Advantage organisation patients in order to inflate Medicare reimbursement.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey