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Samuel B Boxerman

EPA headquarters retain authority to make certain jurisdictional determinations under Clean Water Act

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator recently issued a memorandum and accompanying revised Delegation of Authority 2-43 retaining the EPA headquarters' authority to make certain jurisdictional determinations under the Clean Water Act Section 404 discharge of dredged or fill material permitting programme.

Mathieu Laurent

Court of Appeal rules on procedural standing of shareholders to challenge corporate decisions

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that shareholders have a right to seek an annulment of decisions made by their company's board of directors.

Katie Lee

Teva seeks leave in levofloxacin damages assessment

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed Teva's appeal regarding the quantification of damages for its infringement of Janssen's patent for levofloxacin (Levaquin).

Fleur O'Driscoll

No armchair liquidators – court confirms appointment of provisional liquidators to Swiss company

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

In the latest judgment regarding the DPH liquidation, the BVI Court of Appeal upheld the appointment of BVI provisional liquidators in respect of a Swiss company and clarified that evidence of dissipation of assets (in the Mareva sense) may not be a pre-condition to the appointment of provisional liquidators..

Ruey-Sen Tsai

Slogans containing well-known marks not inherently distinctive

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

Consumers will not usually perceive a slogan as an identifier of goods or services until they encounter consistent advertising or other practices by the brand user.

Judith Aldersey-Williams

Two new reports published by Oil and Gas Authority share industry knowledge and plans on technical solutions for MER UK

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Oil and Gas Authority recently released its UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) Technology Insights and Southern North Sea Salting Study reports.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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