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Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Environmental liability for damage caused by pipelines and storage terminal operations

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In view of recent policy changes relating to hydrocarbons and gasoline distribution via pipelines, liability for the remediation of soil and water contamination derived from hydrocarbon spills and leaks at storage terminals and pipelines has become a hot topic.

Peter S Spivack

Justice Manual and FCPA enforcement

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

Throughout 2018 the Department of Justice (DOJ) continued to ring the clarion call for cooperation and sought to provide some certainty, consistency and coordination regarding the incentives offered to companies that provide voluntary disclosures.

Marcel Meinhardt

Federal Administrative Court rules on right to silence in competition investigations

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

In a recent bid-rigging investigation, the Federal Administrative Court held that assessing the procedural role of a witness or company representative must be based on the circumstances at the time of the interrogation.

Matthieu de Varax

Leisure drones: new rules for telepilots

Aviation - France
Odi-se Avocats

French drone legislation was recently updated to require telepilots who fly drones for leisure purposes to undergo specific training.

Andy McGregor

Circumstances in which acting in breach of EU sanctions will kill claims

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

A recent High Court case is an interesting example of the extent to which entities complicit in the breach of EU sanctions are still able to bring legal proceedings relating to matters arising out of those breaches.

Željka Rostaš Blažeković

Virtual currencies – EU legal overview

Banking - European Union
Porobija & Porobija

Virtual currencies have been analysed and considered by numerous policymakers at the EU level.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey