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By Jumana Rahman, Hayley Pizzey
The English High Court has held that asymmetric jurisdiction clauses are exclusive jurisdiction clauses for the purposes of the Recast Brussels Regulation1 (the Recast Regulation).
By Isabella Porchia
The Italian Securities Commission (CONSOB) has published Resolution no. 19925/2017 setting out the amendments to CONSOB regulation on issuers, markets and related parties transactions...
By Deborah Kirk
Following the Prime Minister's triggering of Article 50 today, 29 March 2017, we have 2 years until the legislative reality of Brexit and its implications will truly impact IP owners.
By Stuart Alford, Yasmina Borhani, Daniel Smith
Following a two-year investigation, Tesco PLC has announced that its subsidiary Tesco Stores Limited had agreed in principle the terms of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the UK Serious Fraud Office.
By Daniel Harrison
In a recent challenge to an arbitral award under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act), the High Court in Ruby Roz Agricol LLP v Republic of Kazakhstan, confirmed that the tribunal had correctly declined jurisdiction
By Paul Davies, Aaron E. Franklin, R. Andrew Westgate
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) released new guidelines (the Guidelines) on the issuance of green bonds on March 2, 2017...
By Paul Davies, Michael D. Green
New Zealand's Parliament has just passed a bill to enable the Whanganui River to be recognised as a legal person.
By Philip Clifford, Robert Price
On 1 March 2017 the Supreme Court[1] overturned an order of the Court of Appeal and decided that Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)...
By Paul Davies, Fiona Maclean, Stuart Davis
Blockchain is more widely recognised as the underlying software technology usedVirtual Currency B - Single for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. This technology is also being increasingly applied to...
By Daniel Smith, Clare Nida, Yasmina Borhani
The UK's growing focus on corporate criminal liability was seen in two recent pieces of news.
By Paul Davies, Rosa Espín
This new water mark makes clear that the EU is seeking to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions by replacing fossil fuel plants with new forms of renewable energy in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
By Paul Davies, R. Andrew Westgate
Climate change has become a key concern for China in recent years, as evidenced by its pledge to reduce carbon emissions per unit of GDP by 60% from 2015 levels by 2030.
By Paul Davies, Michael D. Green
Described by Theresa May as a "critical part" of the plan for post-Brexit Britain, the implementation of this strategy will have important policy ramifications, in particular, for the environment.
By Joel Beauvais, Claudia O'Brien, Bridget Reineking, R. Andrew Westgate
Since assuming office in January, President Donald Trump – with the support of Congress – has stated his intention to roll back "burdensome" U.S. environmental regulations.
By Paul Davies, Samuel Pape
Key changes to the Protective Cost Order regime (PCO) came into force on 28 February 2017, which could directly limit the ability of individuals and organisations to bring environmental-related legal challenges in England and Wales.
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