On the prowl

On the prowl

There’s a new beast on the prowl in the UK legal jungle. Though still lurking in the shadows, it is due to emerge from the trees into the open sunlight come springtime. And it’s a big one. Its name – the Competition and Markets Authority – isn’t exactly thrilling.  Nor ... Read More »

Norwegian regulation on management of Alternative Investment Funds

Norwegian regulation on management of Alternative Investment Funds

The Norwegian Ministry of Finance has recently proposed for Parliament a new law on the management of alternative investment funds. The proposal implements the estimated future EEA obligations corresponding to the European Parliament and Council Directive 2011/61/EU, referred to as the AIFM Directive (“Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive”). The AIFM ... Read More »

Price marketing – the marketing control act section 26, subsection 1 – court of appeal ruling dated 11 april 2014

Price marketing – the marketing control act section 26, subsection 1 – court of appeal ruling dated 11 april 2014

Early 2014 Gresvig AS, a leading Norwegian franchisor of sports outlets, introduced a Price Match offer for purchases in the G Max and G Sport stores. “Price Match” means that the customer is reimbursed the difference in price when he/she finds the same item at a competitor at a lower ... Read More »

Relocation decision and transfer before transfer of undertaking

Relocation decision and transfer before transfer of undertaking

The employment law aspects of restructuring measures as part of business practice are coming under scrutiny. Company structures frequently undergo change, especially before sales of businesses, or parts thereof. Employers use relocation based on their managerial authority, transfers, termination agreements and dismissals with the option of altered conditions of employment ... Read More »

ACC continues its evaluation of distributed generation, net metering

ACC continues its evaluation of distributed generation, net metering

The Arizona Corporation Commission (“Commission”) held its first workshop on the Value and Cost of Distributed Generation (“DG”), ACC Docket No. E-00000J-14-0023.  The theme set forth by Commission Staff seemed to be encapsulated in the phrase “balance the value and cost of distributed generation for maximum benefit to all ratepayers.”  ... Read More »

EEOC advisory letter makes clear that “sample” ADA policies and forms can get you in trouble

EEOC advisory letter makes clear that “sample” ADA policies and forms can get you in trouble

The internet can be an excellent resource, but it can also be a very dangerous resource. Recently, the EEOC issued an advisory letter addressing a sample ADA policy and sample forms for responding to an accommodation request that were posted on a state agency’s website. Although the sample policy and forms were posted ... Read More »

Changes relating to Joint Stock Company and Limited Liability Company

Changes relating to Joint Stock Company and Limited Liability Company

The previous article concerned the summary of fundamental changes introduced by the Business Corporation Act (Act No. 90/2012 Coll., the “BCA” or the “Act”). In the following text we will summarize the changes introduced by the BCA particularly in relation to Joint Stock Company and Limited Liability Company. Joint Stock ... Read More »

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