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Video: Pillsbury partner Elizabeth Moeller on a new wave of investment in water policy weblink subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 16-Apr-2014

In this video, Elizabeth Moeller discusses how developments in US water policy may lead to a new wave of investment spurred by public-private partnerships.

DoE approves LNG exports to non-free trade countries — US foreign policy may be bigger factor moving forward download subscription

DLA Piper 14-Apr-2014

The US DoE has issued an order granting approval to Jordan Cove to export LNG to countries that do not have a free-trade agreement with the US.

New public procurement rules published in the OJEU download subscription

Allen & Overy 3-Apr-2014

On 28 March 2014, three new EU public procurement directives were published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Last orders at the Office of Fair Trading… download subscription

Bristows 1-Apr-2014

Of particular interest to us UK-based competition lawyers, 31 March was the last day of trading for the UK’s Office of Fair Trading.

Ofgem approves change to UK Gas Day download subscription

Hogan Lovells 1-Apr-2014

Ofgem has approved UNC 461 that will align the Gas Day definition in the UNC with EU gas codes. 

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Deadlines coming for multinationals’ retirement plans and US taxpayers with foreign financial interests download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 16-Apr-2014

In 2010, the US enacted a sweeping change in enforcement of its tax laws on foreign financial interests, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

President takes action meant to increase pay equity for employees of federal contractors download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 16-Apr-2014

President Obama has issued an executive order and a presidential memorandum aimed at ‘closing the persistent pay gap for women and minorities’.

M&A Weekly Update: new LLP tax rules and early conciliation in employment tribunal claims download subscription

Macfarlanes 16-Apr-2014

The new ‘salaried member’ rules, which will treat members of an LLP as employees for tax purposes in certain circumstances, came into force on 6 April 2014.

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Brands Update — April 2014: Kornspitz — with or against the grain? download subscription

Taylor Wessing 16-Apr-2014

The KORNSPITZ revocation case reminds brand owners that marks must act as badges of origin for the ultimate consumer of the goods, rather than intermediaries

Brands Update — April 2014: experts on national law win the lottery download subscription

Taylor Wessing 16-Apr-2014

The CJEU has given a procedural judgment in a trademark cancellation case, clarifying the ground rules for EU courts in assessing the legal arguments made before them.

Bulgaria: decision of the Supreme Court regarding termination of a lease agreement because of an economic adverse change download subscription

Schoenherr 16-Apr-2014

The Supreme Cassation Court of Bulgaria has comprehensively expressed its opinion on the substantive legal aspects of the economic adverse change clause and ruled on the termination of a lease agreement on this ground.

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UK on-shore shale gas and land rights: can a so-called ‘legal block’ stop the UK shale play in its tracks? download subscription

Eversheds 20-Mar-2014

Last year was a year in which the UK environmental lobby began to mobilise against the UK unconventional gas industry.

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In wake of McCutcheon case, states abandon aggregate contribution limits download subscription

DLA Piper 16-Apr-2014

The US Supreme Court has invalidated federal aggregate limits on individual political contributions in the case McCutcheon et al v Federal Election Commission.

Law à la Mode — April 2014: fashion flair transforms wearable technologies; delivering IT services in the retail sector; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 15-Apr-2014

DLA Piper has released the April 2014 issue of its Law à la Mode publication.

Insurance and Reinsurance Newsletter: April 2014 — Italy: new regulations on complaints management; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 15-Apr-2014

On 1 April 2014, the draft measure containing amendments to ISVAP regulation no. 24 on complaints handling was published on the IVASS website.

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Same-sex weddings — the completion of marriage equality? download subscription

Penningtons Manches 16-Apr-2014

Same-sex couples are now legally allowed to marry for the first time in this jurisdiction.

April showers changes on employers download subscription

Shoosmiths 15-Apr-2014

The 6 April is a day for change for employers because it is one of the government’s two annual ‘common commencement dates’.

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Bulgaria: decision of the Supreme Court regarding termination of a lease agreement because of an economic adverse change download subscription

Schoenherr 16-Apr-2014

The Supreme Cassation Court of Bulgaria has comprehensively expressed its opinion on the substantive legal aspects of the economic adverse change clause and ruled on the termination of a lease agreement on this ground.

Quarterly Board Update — tax developments in Q3 download subscription

Minter Ellison 16-Apr-2014

Minter Ellison has created a quarterly update to discuss the tax issues that you may wish to raise with your board during each reporting period, starting with Q3.

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