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Jennifer L Key

FERC sows some confusion as to interconnection jurisdiction for QFs that are exclusively DER aggregation participants

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

One would think that the issue of jurisdiction over interconnections to distribution facilities of resources selling wholesale power could not get more complex.

Antonio Grieco

COVID-19 and shareholder loan reimbursement

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The reimbursement of shareholder loans to a company and the reimbursement of loans made by companies belonging to the same group are postponed until other company creditors have been reimbursed if there is an excessive imbalance between the financed company's debt and its net equity or if its financial situation would be better improved through a capital increase.

Andreas Meidell

Pandemic delay clause in Nordic marine loss of hire insurance

Insurance - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

In marine insurance, business interruption is covered by loss of hire (LoH) insurance.

Amit Bechler

Parliament passes amendment to Equal Pay Law for Male and Female Workers

Employment & Immigration - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Parliament recently passed the Equal Pay Law for Male and Female Workers (Amendment 6) (5780-2020), which aims to prevent discrimination based on sex with respect to salary and other work-related benefits.

Rebecca Liebowitz

Pigment of our imagination? Colour trademarks could be inherently distinctive

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Previously, in order for a brand owner to protect colour as a feature of its product packaging, it had to show that the colour scheme had acquired distinctiveness through extensive use in the marketplace.

Arthur Shay

Taiwan accelerates ban on Chinese OTT TV services

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The Taiwanese government recently accelerated its ban on Chinese over-the-top (OTT) TV services in Taiwan.

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