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From 1 November 2012 EU Regulation 236/2012 on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps will come into effect. Although the Regulation is within the scope of the EEA Agreement, Norway has not implemented the EU Regulation. Based on unofficial information from the Norwegian authorities, we expect the implementation process to be delayed until at least late 2013. Meanwhile, existing rules on short sale in Norway will continue to apply for transactions performed on the Norwegian market.
This publication covers basic topics within the legal aspect of corporate governance and some "hot topics" subject to concurrent changes and discussion both nationally and internationally.
The publication covers key legal matters relating to the acquisition and operation of commercial real estate in Norway, predominantly intended for a non-Norwegian audience who owns Norwegian real estate or is considering acquisitions in Norway.
This article outlines in broad terms the legal framework of the natural gas sector in Norway and covers regulation of production, transportation, storage, distribution, sales and trading of natural gas, and a number of related business issues.
OSLO BØRS LOSENS ITS GRIP ON THE COMPOSITION OF BOARDS OF DIRECTORS
Amendments to the Norwegian Code of Practice for corporate governance.
På forespørsel vil jeg i denne artikkelen gjengi og illustrere det forslag til endring av privatkopieringsregelen i åndsverkloven § 12 som fremsettes i min egen doktoravhandling fra 2009.
Limitations on the applicability of the parties' choice of law under Norwegian conflict-of-law rules.
Article by Frode Støle and Kaja Breivik Furuseth in Norwegian energy industry journal No. 6/2010 about the proposed Norwegian implementation of the EU Remedies Directive (Directive 2007/66/EC).
Article by Frode Støle and Marco Lilli in Norwegian energy industry journal "Energi" No. 5/2010 about the price control regime for Norwegian district heating companies. The regulator, the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, is currently evaluating its price control practice.
Sources of corporate governance rules and practices
Description of domestic sector: Describe the domestic natural gas sector, including the natural gas production, liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage, pipeline transportation, distribution, commodity sales and trading segments and retail sales and usage.
Technological measures are increasingly used by rightholders in order to protect their intellectual property rights in digital content. The effect of such measures is to restrict the access to and the use of digital content, by associating pre-defined and self-executing usage rules with it. Within an increasing number of legislations, technological measures enjoy legal protection against circumvention. However, these new rules have been subject to rather severe criticism, especially from a copyright law point of view, the general claim being that anti-circumvention protection threatens to ruin the delicate balance of interests cast in the provisions of copyright law.