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Latin America Quarterly Energy Update April 2017
The Verdict - Round-up of corporate crime developments across CMS
We are pleased to send our new issue of The Verdict, an at-a-glance round-up of recent legal developments in relation to corporate crime. In this issue, the spotlight is on some significant changes to anti-corruption laws in the Czech Republic, including.
CMS in Latin America Energy, Mining & Projects
Brazil – 14th Oil & Gas Licensing Round Initial Tender Protocol R...
Last week, the Agência Nacional do Petróleo, Gás Natural e Biocombustíveis (ANP) of Brazil published the initial tender protocol and draft concession contract for its 14th licensing round.  In the context of relative stability in the oil price and a rebounding.
February 2017
Latin America Quarterly Energy Update February 201...
Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing false inform...
On 18 May 2018, the European Commission impose a €110 million fine on Facebook for providing misleading information during the Commission’s investigation of Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014.
E-Commerce Sector Inquiry
Preliminary report published
Drastic changes in renewable energy laws trigger damages award
In an award dated 4 May 2017 (publicly available in Spanish only) issued in Eiser Infrastructure Limited and Energia Solar Luxembourg S. à. r. l v The Kingdom of Spain (ICSID Case No. ARB/13/36), an arbitral tribunal found that Spain’s legislative changes in the.
CMS opens office in Hong Kong
Petrobras priority rights in upcoming bids for Brazilian producti...
This week, Brazilian President Michel Temer has issued a decree that regulates the exercise of Petrobras’ priority rights in acquiring operatorship of blocks in the highly prospective pre-salt province, offshore Brazil.
CMS remains on growth path: 8.4 % increase in reve...
Do robots have rights? The European Parliament addresses artifici...
Background A lively discussion is currently under way in the business world regarding possible applications of intelligent IT systems and autonomous machines and equipment. Rapid technical development in these areas has spurred the imagination of users.