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Press Release: Littler Adds Oslo-Based Homble Olsby to Global Platform, Marking Firm’s Entry into Scandinavia

Category: Business and Investment News

(January 23, 2019) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, is pleased to announce that Homble Olsby, a boutique Norwegian labor and employment law firm comprised of 12 attorneys, is joining its global platform. The expansion, Littler’s first into the Nordic region, brings the firm’s presence in Europe to seven […]

Source: Littler

Published: April 22, 2019


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Ræder: Amerikansk praksis setter standarden i Norge

Business

Category: Legal

Internasjonale avtaler er ikke noe nytt for norske virksomheter, men den økte bruken av avtaler basert på angloamerikanske kontraktsmaler gir nye utfordringer når kontrakter skal inngås over landegrensene. I Ræder arbeider en større gruppe advokater med internasjonale avtaler. Tre av dem har advokatbevilling i USA, og dermed ekstra gode forutsetninger for å bistå nordmenn i […]

Source: Ræder


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Venable LLP Om patenter: Et utgangspunkt for vurdering av fordeler og strategier for norske selskaper

Business

Category: IP & Innovation

Innovative selskaper konkurrerer i overfylte markeder hvor ubeskyttede oppfinnelser kan bli kopiert og solgt i direkte konkurranse med innovatørens produkter. Mens mange faktorer påvirker selskapenes suksess på markedet, kan patenter—eller mangel på dem—utgjøre forskjellen mellom trivsel og ren overlevelse. Behovet for å søke patent kan være klart, men det som er mindre åpenbart er hvordan […]

Source: Venable LLP


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Tech companies scramble as sweeping data rules take effect

Business

Category: Government

A sweeping set of new data privacy regulations descending on Europe is leaving internet companies in the U.S. scrambling to overhaul their practices to avoid steep penalties. Companies like Google, Twitter, Yelp and Uber have in recent weeks sent notices to their users about updates to privacy policies and user agreements aimed at making their […]

Source: The Hill


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U.S. sues to stop Norway’s Wilhelmsen from buying rival Drew Marine

Business

Category: Government

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Friday it would challenge in court the Norwegian company Wilhelmsen Maritime Services’ (WWI.OL) plan to buy smaller U.S. rival Drew Marine Group. The FTC said the $400 million proposed deal would reduce competition in the market for marine water treatment chemicals, used in a ship’s boiler water and […]

Source: Reuters


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