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Peter Aall Simonsen

NVE will not extend commissioning deadlines beyond 31 December 2021

Energy & Natural Resources - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate recently announced restrictions on its practice of extending commissioning deadlines for wind power farms.

Dieter Hauck

Family business and group privilege

Competition & Antitrust - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The cartel prohibition applies to activities between independent undertakings; however, it does not apply to activities between a controlling and a controlled undertaking, as such a subsidiary would not enjoy economic independence.

Sam Moss

Five points to look out for when signing construction contracts governed by Swiss law

Construction - Switzerland
LALIVE

Swiss law is commonly used for construction contracts and is generally considered to be a safe option for good reason.

Michael Sun

International Patent Classification: one factor in determining whether motivation to combine multiple citations exists

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

According to the Patent Examination Guidelines, in order to determine whether a patent application can be easily accomplished by persons ordinarily skilled in the art in view of the citations, it is necessary to consider whether there is motivation to combine multiple citations.

Zeina Obeid

Public-private partnerships

Projects & Procurement - Lebanon
Obeid Law Firm

In 2017 Parliament passed Law 48 Regulating Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).

Grzegorz Pobożniak

Downstream mergers under Polish company law

Corporate Finance/M&A - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Code of Commercial Companies allows for mergers of both independent companies and related entities.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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