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Territorial Disputes

Sixth Circuit Clarifies Where To Appeal In A Transferred Case

Last month, the Sixth Circuit subtly deepened a circuit split over a significant question of appellate jurisdiction within the federal courts: When a lawsuit begins in one U.S. district court but is transferred to a second...more

France Moves Toward Ending All Regulated Tariffs for Natural Gas Sales

by Jones Day on

The Ruling: The Conseil d'État (France's Administrative Supreme Court) has ruled that the public service obligation to supply natural gas at regulated tariffs in France contravened EU law. In particular, it affirmed that no...more

Setting the boundaries: a new protocol for resolving disputes

by Hogan Lovells on

When you hear the term “boundary dispute”, you probably imagine the following familiar set of circumstances: - Two parties at loggerheads over a small strip of land. - Entrenched positions holding sway over the...more

China Loses Claims to the South China Sea in Landmark Decision

by Cozen O'Connor on

On Tuesday, China received a binding decision from the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague, Netherlands, regarding territorial claims in the South China Sea. The international tribunal ruled unanimously that China’s...more

Award issued by Permanent Court of Arbitration in South China Sea dispute

by Planet Depos, LLC on

A ruling in the long-running South China Sea dispute was released by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on Tuesday and has immediately become global front-page news. Initiated by the Philippines against...more

Walton EMC Prevails in “reconstruction in substantial kind” Georgia Territorial Act Case

A hearing officer of the Georgia Public Service Commission recently decided in favor of Walton EMC in a Territorial Act dispute with Georgia Power over the right to provide electric service to a CVS drugstore in Athens,...more

Public Service Commission Affirms Hearing Officer’s Decision in Carroll EMC Territorial Act Dispute

The Georgia Public Service Commission (the PSC or Commission) recently adopted a hearing officer’s initial decision in a “reconstruction in substantial kind” case under Georgia’s Territorial Act. That case, previously...more

Amicalola EMC Prevails in Dispute over Chattahoochee Technical College

After a decision in favor of Amicalola EMC under the large-load (900kW) exception of the Georgia Territorial Act, Georgia Power Company has agreed to relinquish the disputed building to Amicalola EMC to serve. ...more

The law regarding legal relations within Crimean peninsula has come into effect

by DLA Piper on

On 27 April, the Law of Ukraine "On Ensuring the Citizens' Rights and Freedoms on the Temporarily Occupied Territory of Ukraine" came into effect. The Law establishes the specifics of regulation of legal relations within the...more

Healing More Important Than Dealing in The Pacific

by BakerHostetler on

Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to South Korea, Japan, and China during the first week of December was to have been about bilateral issues with each country, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”) with South Korea and...more

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