The draft law governs the organisation and functioning of the natural gas sector.
DLA Piper has released issue 64 of its Banking and Finance Litigation Update.
A total of 17 EU nations have announced their intention to engage in the development of a global standard for automatic exchange of information.
The European Commission has published the first revised draft GBER for consultation.
A recent decision might limit the options of a patentee to sue an infringer who has already filed a ‘torpedo’ action under the same patent.
The Republic of Srpska National Assembly adopted the Law on Renewable Energy and Efficient Co-generation on 25 April 2013.
On 23 March 2013 the European Commission closed the consultation on unconventional fossil fuels (e.g. shale gas) in Europe.
Ince & Co has published the April 2013 edition of its International Trade and Commodities Legal Update.
The scope of the AIFM-D comprises the regulation of AIFM and the marketing of AIF within the EU to professional investors.
DLA Piper has released issue 13 of its EU Procurement Update.
On 5 March 2013, a political agreement was reached for EU-level regulation to cap bankers’ bonuses. Given longstanding demands from the European parliament to limit EU bankers’ pay and unhelpful survey data from the European Banking Authority showing that CRD3 had not done its job in tackling pay levels, the arrival of a cap in some shape or form was inevitable. British opposition to the proposals was unlikely ever to prompt a U-turn in negotiations.
The Polish implementation of the 2010 Amending Directive is expected shortly.
The European Commission’s proposed anti-dumping tariffs could cause a fresh wave of uncertainty in the UK solar photonics industry.
AIFM toolbox — May 2013download
The AIFM toolbox aims to provide reader-friendly access to the EU legislation relating to AIFMD.
The European Commission has expressed doubts that the new video games tax relief is necessary to incentivise video game development in the UK.
Sam Robinson, senior associate at Nabarro, considers the impact of EMIR on the OTC derivatives market.
Nabarro has considered the practical implications of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) on businesses.
The Dutch Supreme Court has ruled that uncollected dividend tax liability is part of taxable profits.
The practical implications of EMIR in the OTC derivatives space will be considerable for banks and other, non-financial market participants.
On 1 January 2013, the inducement rules for non-MiFID products were amended in the Netherlands by the introduction of a complete ban on third-party inducements.