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New 100MW licensing threshold for embedded generation creates opportunities for self-generation

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On 10 June 2021, the South African Presidency announced an amendment to Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act 4 of 2006 (“ERA”), potentially enabling a new era of electricity self-generation to mitigate the effects of...more

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Why small modular reactors will shape the future of nuclear debate

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SMRs are gaining the attention of governments and power providers across the world because of the optionality they offer. But the champions of the SMR will have to work hard to ensure its potential can be fully unlocked. ...more

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Privilege Issues in Cross-Border Disputes

Under the laws of the United States, a client’s communication with his/her lawyer for the purpose of seeking or providing legal advice is protected by the well-established attorney-client privilege. Additionally, documents or...more

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Establishing A Business Entity In The United States

1. Choosing the Right Legal Structure - 1.1 Introduction - Establishing a business entity in the United States can be an important strategic step for any international company that wants to avail itself of the world’s...more

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French M&A displays optimism

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A number of big-ticket deals in high-growth sectors such as telecommunications and renewables signal a bright future for French dealmaking - French dealmaking witnessed an impressive recovery throughout 2020—finishing the...more

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RAV Bahamas and another v Therapy Beach Club Incorporated (Bahamas): Judicial Committee of the Privy Council Rules on “Substantial...

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On 19 April 2021, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (“Privy Council”) rendered its decision in RAV Bahamas and another v Therapy Beach Club Incorporated (Bahamas) on the requirement under Section 90 of the Bahamas...more

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Pandemic powers European infrastructure M&A

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Soaring demand for digital infrastructure, transportation and social assets has generated landmark deals so far this year - While increasing digitization has been gathering pace over the past decade, the COVID-19 pandemic...more

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The Supreme Court - June 17, 2021

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California v. Texas, Nos. 19-840, 19-1019:  The Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, as it is commonly known, requires individuals to maintain a minimum level of health insurance coverage. As originally passed, the Act...more

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CFIUS Issues Interim Order Blocking Wise Road’s Acquisition of Magnachip

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On June 15, 2021, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) issued an interim order preventing the Chinese private equity firm Wise Road Capital LTD (Wise Road) from acquiring Magnachip Semiconductor...more

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Pandemic fuels consumer PE activity in Q1

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Soaring demand in high-growth industries is causing a steady flow of PE investment into the sector - While 2020 was a tumultuous year for global dealmaking, private equity (PE) activity within the consumer sector finished...more

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State of the art of the Italian liquidity measures - Keeping Italian Companies Alive?

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Since March 2020, the Italian Government has enacted a package of measures designed to help Italian businesses survive the dramatic effects of the coronavirus ("COVID-19") pandemic. The measures include guarantee schemes from...more

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How China’s Foreign Investment Laws are Expected to Impact U.S. Entities

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In 2020, the new Foreign Investment Law (“FIL”) was implemented in China. The regulation repealed several existing Foreign Investment Entity (“FIE”) laws and has formed a new legal framework for foreign investors. The new...more

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[Podcast] Dodging the California Foreign Tax Bullet - AB 71

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California Assembly Bill 71 would have made major changes to how California taxes foreign income, including a thinly-veiled attempt to get multinationals to elect worldwide combination. It looks like the bill will not pass...more

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Supreme Court Decides Nestle USA, Inc. v. Doe

On June 17, 2021, the Supreme Court held in Nestle USA, Inc. v. Doe I, that a plaintiff seeking domestic application of the Alien Tort Statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1350 (“ATS”), must demonstrate that the facts giving rise to the...more

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UN Committee Issues Recommendations On The Right Of Children In Digital Environments

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The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has issued new recommendations on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment. Key data protection takeaways: The rights of every child must be respected,...more

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'A New Chapter’: U.S.-European Leaders Turn the Page on the 17-Year Aircraft Subsidies Dispute (At Least for Now)

Hailed as a “new chapter” in the bilateral trade relationship between the U.S. and the European Union (EU), both sides announced on Tuesday during a U.S.-EU summit in Brussels that a deal was reached to suspend (for five...more

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Commission d’access a la information du Quebec Issues Guidance On Employee Geolocation Tracking.

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Commission d’access a la information du Quebec has issued guidance on employee geolocation tracking. Here are some key takeaways: Unless the law expressly provides for it, a company may not require a person to be tied...more

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This Week in FCPA-Episode 257, week ending June 18, 2021 – the More Cheating in Baseball edition

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Jay is back from moving. He and Tom are shocked, shocked that there is another cheating scandal in baseball. While ruminating on just how shocked they are, they take a look at this week’s stories top compliance and ethics...more

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Creativity and Compliance-Episode 32 – Creating Psychological Safety in Compliance

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Where does creativity fit into compliance? In more places than you think. Problem-solving, accountability, communication, and connection - they all take creativity. Join Tom Fox and Ronnie Feldman on Creativity and...more

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Trekking Through Compliance-Episode 17-The Squire of Gothos

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In this episode of Trekking Through Compliance, we consider the episode The Squire of Gothos which aired on January 12, 1967, Star Date 2124.5. Compliance Takeaways: 1. What to make when basic science is so wrong...more

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Global merger control: Navigating stormy seas

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There have been a number of developments in merger control in 2020 and Q1 2021. Some are related to the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, while others are borne out of the ambitions and changes sought by individual...more

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Compliance & Investigations: A Conversation with Drago Kos, Chair of OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business...

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In a conversation with Drago Kos, Chair of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Working Group on Bribery (WGB) in International Business Transactions, World Law Group asked him about the new...more

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Understanding When to Use Two New Sets of Standard Contractual Clauses Issued by the EU

Starting this fall, companies transferring personal data from the European Economic Area (EEA) will likely begin to see a flurry of contract renegotiations. On June 4, 2021, the European Commission adopted long awaited new...more

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Establishing A Business Entity In Turkey (Updated)

A. Types of Business Entities - 1. Description of The Types of Entities - Pursuant to Turkish Foreign Direct Investment Law, foreign investors are free to make foreign direct investments in Turkey and shall be subject...more

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Joint focus by Biden Administration and Congress points towards enhanced anti-corruption efforts

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There has been significant movement recently, by both the Biden Administration as well as Congress, to enhance the U.S. government’s ability to tackle corruption. This article provides a summary of those efforts and several...more

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