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Peter Aall Simonsen

NVE will not extend commissioning deadlines beyond 31 December 2021

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate recently announced restrictions on its practice of extending commissioning deadlines for wind power farms.

Damian Evans

Jersey Royal Court declares trustee's exercise of power void

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently declared void certain actions of a trustee by which the assets of two Jersey law trusts had been transferred into a circular ownerless corporate structure, terminating the trusts.

Wang Yan

Disputes over geographical indications

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Geographical indications identify goods as originating from a certain region or locality, where a given quality, the reputation or another characteristic of the good is essentially attributable to the natural or humanistic features of the indicated place.

Emily Downie

Collapse of Thomas Cook: BEIS letter of recommendations

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

In November 2019, in the looming shadow of the collapse of Thomas Cook Group plc, the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee published a letter of recommendations to Secretary of State for the Department of BEIS Andrea Leadsom.

Kay C Georgi

ITAR catches up: exporters can use encryption to protect defence technology on Cloud

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The State Department has finally brought the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) into the 21st century by releasing an interim final rule adopting the cloud computing encryption standards that the Commerce Department adopted in 2015.

Shay Teken

Employees' social rights: Employment of Women Law

Employment & Benefits - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The Employment of Women Law entitles both women and men to certain parental rights, including limitations on the fields of work available to pregnant women, limitations on women's night shifts, the protection of employment during pregnancy, maternity leave (for both women and men) and limitations on termination of employment..

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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