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BLM begins scoping process to consider amendments to Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

DRECP under review in an effort to alleviate burdens on energy development.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 March 2018 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement

Companies must carefully consider ESG disclosures under UK Non-Financial Reporting Directive

Companies should conduct thorough due diligence in light of closer scrutiny from stakeholders and governmental and non-governmental bodies.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 March 2018 | Practice Area: Business of law

European Court of Justice rules on Intra-EU Bilateral Investment Treaty

CJEU ruling on the incompatibility of a BIT provision with EU law may have implications for existing intra-EU BITs.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 15 March 2018 | Practice Area: Business of law

SEC’s recent BitFunder charges and statement on digital asset trading platforms — what they mean to crypto market participants

Crypto asset trading platform operators should prepare to comply with securities regulations if the crypto assets traded are securities.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 13 March 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

Why green bond issuers and underwriters should not be deterred by US securities law

The rigorous diligence and disclosure process involved in US securities laws.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 09 March 2018 | Practice Area: Cross Border

FERC approves landmark rule on electric storage resources

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s much-anticipated new rule will enhance the participation of electric storage resources in the organized wholesale electricity markets.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 08 March 2018 | Practice Area: Energy

EU adopts ban on unjustified geo-blocking

The new EU geo-blocking regulation prohibits unjustified geo-blocking. Businesses selling online should review carefully their terms and sales organization to ensure compliance.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 07 March 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

Trademark renewal risks: lessons on declarations of continued use and fraud claims

As In Re Bose Corp and its progeny have illustrated, trademark owners cannot assume that a registration should or will be renewed in its original form and scope as a matter of course.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 05 March 2018 | Practice Area: Company Secretariat

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Diesel ban poised to cut pollution in German cities

German cities face driving bans for diesel passenger cars in order to meet European Union air quality limit values.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 02 March 2018 | Practice Area: Infrastructure

What the Supreme Court’s whistleblower decision means for companies

By limiting the availability of Dodd-Frank whistleblower anti-retaliation provisions, the Supreme Court’s decision may incentivize increased SEC reporting.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 01 March 2018 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

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