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Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Regulatory Authority for Energy approves gas distribution network development for rest of Greece

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Regulatory Authority for Energy Decision 1615/2020 – which approves the Public Gas Distribution Networks SA 2021 to 2025 development programme for the distribution network for the rest of Greece (ie, areas of Greece other than Attica, Thessalonica and Thessaly) – was recently published in the Official Journal.

Daniel Maine

How to avoid being referred to JFSC Enforcement – and what to do if you are

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

With the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) taking – and wanting to be seen to be taking – an increasingly robust approach with regulated firms, it is only natural for firms to ask what they can do to avoid a referral to the JFSC's Enforcement division and, if they are referred, what steps they can take to manage the risk of formal sanction..

Aron C Beezley

LPTA procurements greatly restricted under new FAR rule

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council recently issued its long-awaited final rule limiting the ability of civilian agencies to use the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) procurement method.

Síobhra Rush

Topical issues in Irish employment law

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

This article focuses on three areas of employment law in Ireland that have seen recent significant developments: employment status and the gig economy (in particular, whether the UK Uber decision will have an impact in Ireland), collective bargaining arrangements and gender pay gap reporting..

Mei Huang

Cognac fends off genericide attack in opposition proceeding

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In 2020 the China Intellectual Property Administration dismissed an opposition proceeding against the geographical indication (GI) collective trademarks COGNAC and 干邑 ('Cognac' in Chinese), which were filed by the National Interprofessional Cognac Bureau.

Becky Critchley

FCA confirms dates for cessation of LIBOR benchmarks

Banking & Financial Services - United Kingdom
Latham & Watkins LLP

The Financial Conduct Authority has formally announced the dates for the cessation of all London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) benchmark settings currently published by the Intercontinental Exchange Benchmark Administration.

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