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By Georg Mikes, Friederike Steininger, Dr. Markus Kappenhagen
Some employers like the concept that employees must repay a bonus if the employee is no longer employed as of a certain date. This may be permissible in Germany, but only under narrow circumstances.
By Jones Day
Germany remains an important market for renewable energy investments. The regulatory framework is stable, and in contrast to other countries, Germany imposes no retroactive reductions in feed-in subsidies.
By Matthew Skinner, Lydia Ni
The Singapore Mediation Convention, which is expected to be signed on August 1, 2019, will make it easier for businesses to enforce mediated settlement agreements ...
By Kathy Keneally, Sergio Alvarez-Mena, Frank J. Jackson, Michael J. Scarduzio
The former head of an offshore bank pled guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States by intentionally circumventing the requirements of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ("FATCA"). His guilty...
By Thomas Ritchie, Matthew Johnson
In Shenzhen Silver Star Intelligent Tech. v. iRobot Corp., IPR2018-00761, Paper 15, the PTAB denied institution of Shenzhen Silver Star's IPR petition in view of an earlier challenge to the same patent by a different petitioner.
By Marc Blackman
The Court scheduled trial for March 25, 2019.
By John Marlott
The definiteness requirement for patent claims is set forth in Section 112(b), mandating that a patent specification conclude with one or more claims "particularly pointing out and distinctly claiming subject matter ...
By Vishal Khatri, Blaney Harper
The ITC permits a domestic industry to be based on any claim of an asserted patent even if the claim defines an article that is different from the investigated article of commerce.
By Ursula Schliessner, Preslava Dilkova
On September 5, 2018, the European Chemicals Agency ("ECHA") launched a public consultation to include 18 new substances in Annex XIV REACH.
By Jane Story, Mary Beth Deemer
At least one court since Bestfoods has held that an organizational model whereby a parent company provides shared or centralized services to subsidiaries can result in direct liability for the parent company under CERCLA.
By Charles Wehland, Mary Beth Deemer, Jennifer Hayes
Outlined in an Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") proposal published on August 31, 2018, the Affordable Clean Energy ("ACE") rule would replace the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan ("CPP").
By Bradley Brasser, Rory Hood, Amisha Shrimanker, Joel May
On August 17, 2018, the SEC adopted amendments to Regulation S-K, Regulation S-X, and certain related rules and forms which, among other things:
By Laura Fraedrich, Chase Kaniecki, Diego A. Ortega
The Situation: The U.S. government has imposed additional 25 percent duties on two sets of Chinese-origin goods
By Kenneth Luchesi
As the boundaries of estoppel post-SAS continue to unfold, one court has found that if a petitioner's time for appealing a PTAB partial-institution decision had not yet run out at the time that SAS was handed down
By Jones Day
Cyberattacks, which can result in data breaches and the unauthorized access of a company's—or its clients' and customers'—information, are a threat to organizations of nearly any size.
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