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EU and UK Sanctions on Libya: Latest Developments
Posted on 30 Jun 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Fulbright Briefing BY: Lista M. Cannon , David M. Harris , Nicola Kelly and Stephen M. McNabb The increasing number of sanctions imposed on Libya have resulted in further difficulties for companies conducting business in the embattled country... Read More

Proposed Acquisition of Sun Microsystems Gets Green Light
Posted on 25 Aug 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by European Commission Press Office The EU Press Room announced that the European Commission approved the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle Corporation. After an in-depth investigation, the European Commission concluded that this acquisition... Read More

European Commission Unveils Plans to Boost Energy Networks in Europe
Posted on 27 Oct 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

View Media On 19 October 2011, the European Commission (the "Commission") published a proposal to fund €50 billion worth of investment in the European Union's ("EU") transport, energy, and digital networks for the... Read More

No Class Certification Against British Airways
Posted on 5 Jul 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

UK Court of Appeal Rejects Class Treatment of Claims Against British Airways By Matthew L. Berde Esq. and Christine A. Fujita Esq. Summary: On November 18, 2010, the U.K. Court of Appeal affirmed a lower court decision rejecting an attempt by a pair... Read More

Information Exchanges Under EU Competition Law: Heading For Regulatory Overload
Posted on 9 Aug 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Frank L. Fine Until recently, there have been only isolated instances in which information exchanges were caught by the European Commission pursuant to Article 101(1) of the TFEU in the absence of a wider cartel. There is now a wider array of... Read More

European Commission Announces Revisions to the Transparency Directive
Posted on 18 Nov 2011 by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

View Media Under the headline "More responsible businesses can foster more growth in Europe", the European Commission (the "Commission") unveiled proposals for directives to amend several legislative measures on 25 October... Read More

European Commission Consults on How to Improve the Role of E-Commerce
Posted on 24 Jan 2011 by GreenbergTraurig

Excerpt: Ten years ago, the European Commission sought to promote electronic commerce ("e-commerce") by adopting a directive addressing certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular electronic commerce, in the Internal... Read More