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Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | November 2023

Due to Norway’s status as a non-EU member, and instead member of the European Economic Area (the EEA), implementation of the Directives is delayed compared to the rest of the EU. For comparison, the original deadline for the implementation of the DSM Directive in the EU was 7 June 2021. Some of the proposed amendments to the Norwegian Copyright Act include: New obligations for providers of online content sharing platforms (such as Youtube, Facebook etc ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

On 21 November, Waters Technology published an opinion piece on the use by cloud providers of hardware which, under previous policies, would have been retired. They are doing this due to exponential growth in the demand for their services – not profits. On the same day, it published an article highlighting the work the DTCC has been undertaking with AWS to produce technical standards “to enhance multi-region resiliency”, which were published on 20 November ...

Heuking | November 2023

Please note the following press release. This press release is available at our homepage.   Heuking advises the City of Frankfurt am Main on leasing LATERAL Towers A team led by Heuking Partner Dr. Frank Baßler advised the City of Frankfurt am Main on legal and tax matters associated with leasing the “Lateral Towers” from CELLS group ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

Discussions in Brussels over the finalisation of the EU’s AI Act appear to have faltered, as the parties involved in its current ‘trilogue’ phase (involving agreement between the Commission, Council and Parliament on a final form text for the legislation) have struggled to reach a consensus on how to approach the regulation of foundation models ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

Collaboration took centre stage at the recent Transport and Energy (TE) Forum event, which brought together industry leaders both in the public and private sectors to explore the crucial need for increased cooperation across the landscape. The forum, marked by the tagline 'Further & Faster,' acknowledged the strides the UK has made in achieving new charge point milestones but underscored the imperative for continued progress ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

Watch the webinar video and study our key takeaway points from our latest seminar focused on attendance. Our 2023 webinar programme is focused on supporting HR teams to improve the effectiveness and productivity of the organisations they work for, equipping them to best handle key issues and improve their business through reducing their risk, developing their talent and future proofing their organisation #HRImprove ...

Heuking | November 2023

  bitte beachten Sie folgende Pressemeldung. Diese finden Sie auch online auf unserer Website.     Heuking advises The Grounds Real Estate Development AG on strategic investment by H.I.G. Realty Partners   With a team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at the Cologne office, and Michael Neises, Partner at the Frankfurt office, Heuking advised The Grounds Real Estate Development AG on a strategic investment by H.I.G. Realty Partners. In an initial step, H.I.G ...

Krogerus | November 2023

We held Datasymposium 2023 – one of Finland's largest events focusing on data regulation and data utilisation – on 25 October at Bio Rex Lasipalatsi. The popular event, organised in partnership with Technology Industries of Finland, gathered hundreds of experts to discuss the effects of EU's new data regulation and its application from the perspective of trade secrets and data privacy ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

As longstanding partners and participants in the Electricity Storage Network (ESN)’s working groups, Shoosmiths' Energy & Infrastructure sector were delighted to host the industry body’s Winter Conference at our London office earlier this week. The highly attended event demonstrated the in-demand level of insight needed on the UK and Irish market for energy storage projects ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

Watch the webinar video and study our key takeaway points from our latest seminar focused on Employee relations. Our 2023 webinar programme is focused on supporting HR teams to improve the effectiveness and productivity of the organisations they work for, equipping them to best handle key issues and improve their business through reducing their risk, developing their talent and future proofing their organisation #HRImprove ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | November 2023

  We are proud to be sponsoring a networking reception that will be held at the Guildhall in the City of London on the 4th of December 2023, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Katya Tua, Edmond Zammit Laferla and Michael Psaila will be attending the event.       View More

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | November 2023

The Council and Parliament deal on the 13th November involves several alterations to the proposed Critical Raw Materials Act, put forward in March this year (EU launches a Critical Raw Material Act – the proposal will impact Norwegian mining legislation – Simonsen Vogt Wiig (svw.no). In the European Commission’s original proposal, 34 raw materials were listed as critical raw materials, while 16 raw materials were listed as strategic raw materials ...

Krogerus | November 2023

Interest in the development of offshore wind power projects in Finland has increased significantly in recent times. As project developers are exploring the opportunities to construct wind farms in the exclusive economic zone ("EEZ") of Finland, many find themselves wondering how the permitting process will be arranged and how the final project developer with the exclusivity over an area will be selected ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

The Scottish Renewables Onshore Wind Conference held in September brought together industry leaders, leading onshore wind experts and stakeholders to explore the critical role of onshore wind in achieving net zero and how it can transform the onshore landscape. The event delved into various aspects, unveiling key insights and discussions that are crucial for the industry's trajectory ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

The government's attempt to remove the ban on employment businesses supplying temporary workers to cover striking workers has so far failed. What other options are available to employers to mitigate the impact of industrial action? The last two years’ have been marked with high profile industrial action across many sectors, including particularly damaging strikes on the railways and in the NHS ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | November 2023

Background In the lead up to the entry into force of the EU Ship Recycling Regulation, sustainable dismantling of vessels was put higher on the agenda for shipowners and stakeholders, and authorities in EEA tested cases on ship recycling under the waste regulations prohibiting export of waste from the EEA ...

Krogerus | November 2023

In this newsletter, we examine a selection of relevant employment law cases from this year and analyse what employers should learn from them in practice ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

In recent months, colleagues in Scotland have been working closely with Glasgow City of Science and Innovation to partner in raising the profile of the Glasgow City Region on a national and international scale, showcasing its potential as a world-class hub for research and innovation ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

The acceleration in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies has been identified as a significant disruptor, influencing the design, operation, and location of data centres. AI models require large scale datasets and substantial computational power for training ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

The High Court handed down the approved judgment on Monday 6 November 2023 in the case between Siemens Mobility Limited (“Siemens”) and High Speed Two (HS2) Limited (“HS2”) ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | November 2023

  The Markets in Crypto Assets Regulation (MiCA)1 provides the legal framework for digital asset services within the European Union. This regulation, detailed with its 149 articles and 6 annexes, mandates that entities wishing to provide digital asset services across the EU must secure authorisation in one of the EU Member States ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | November 2023

  On the 30th of October 2023, the MFSA issued a circular about the Corporate Governance Manual it issued in relation to directors of Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

The media frequently reports on the ‘UK housing crisis’ and how increased building is required to satisfy current housing demands ...

ALTIUS/Tiberghien | November 2023

On 6 November 2023, the Belgian Competition Authority (“BCA”) announced that it had closed its investigation into a possible abuse of dominance by Proximus following the sale of EDPnet to Citymesh ...

Shoosmiths LLP | November 2023

In a recent panel session I attended at the CAN DO Summit in Glasgow featuring Lina Srebrova, XR Strategist at Digitalnauts, and Prof. Paul Chapman, Director of Emerging Technology at the Glasgow School of Art, the conversation delved into the disruptive potential of immersive technologies, particularly virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), on both society and business ...