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Arian Farahmand

New wind power system blows onto renewable energy scene

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The Renewable Expansion Act (EAG) aims to ensure that 100% of electricity generated comes from renewable energy sources by 2030.

Mônica Gurvitz

Why are compulsory licences not an effective solution to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Reports which indicate a supposed direct link between compulsory licences and the acceleration of global vaccination have been circulating in the Brazilian media.

Ann C Kim

Second Circuit doubles down on insider trading liability for corporate outsiders

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The Second Circuit recently affirmed the insider trading conviction of Benjamin Chow, a corporate outsider who was found guilty of tipping off his former colleague about a potential acquisition of a US publicly traded company.

Jonathan Brosseau

Court annuls billion-dollar award, finding Crimea investment was made before BIT applied

Arbitration & ADR - France
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Paris Court of Appeal has set aside an award against Russia for the expropriation of the Crimean branch of Ukrainian state-owned bank Oschadbank.

W Todd Miller

Expect more of the same: FTC's novel challenge to Illumina's acquisition of Grail

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently filed an administrative complaint challenging the acquisition of Grail, an emerging producer of early detection tests for multiple cancer types, by Illumina, a producer of next-generation DNA sequencing platforms which are used by Grail's (and potentially others') tests.

Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently struck out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited by a shareholder claiming a debt on the ground that the alleged debt was disputed on bona fide and substantial grounds.

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