Global businesses have implemented strategies to ensure they can continue to operate in a rapidly changing and increasingly uncertain legal and regulatory landscape. Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, it has been increasingly clear that operational resilience and a clear strategy remain essential for organizations not only to survive, but to thrive. While protecting public health still remains the priority, many organizations continue to face challenges, including disruption to their supply chains, meeting contractual obligations, bringing people back to the workplace and implications under funding arrangements. Many of these issues need to be navigated on a cross-border basis.
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Court of Appeal refuses permission to appeal in ClientEarth shareholder action
In the latest development in CientEarth’s attempt to bring a shareholder action on behalf of Shell plc against its directors, the Court of Appeal has refused its application for permission to appeal the earlier decisions of the High Court.
Patentable subject matter and physicality in computer-implemented inventions
A recent Commissioner of Patent’s decision considered the patentability of a computer-implemented invention. This case has implications in particular for the threshold of physicality required for patentable subject matter.
Agreement on new EU gas projects and measures under the European Green Deal
On November 28, 2023, the European Commission (EC) adopted its first list of Projects of Common Interest (PCIs), i.e., projects within the EU territory, and Projects of Mutual Interest (PMIs), i.e., projects connecting the EU with other countries, including 166 projects implementing the European Green Deal.
Practical Law: How to obtain recognition of a foreign insolvency process and how to enforce insolvency-related judgements
This practice note provides a guide to the domestic process and requirements for gaining legal recognition of a foreign insolvency process in Singapore. This guide also details any seperate considerations around the enforcement of insolvency-related judgments in Singapore.