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Experts’ Contributions

In this Section, Soulier Avocats is pleased to publish contributions and insights from legal professionals, most of whom from leading foreign law firms with which we regularly work on transnational cases and transactions.

In a context of globalization and permanent changes, these contributions open windows on the world and, through a legal analytical prism, help us better understand the tremendous structural, institutional and business shifts affecting our present-day societies.

These articles also provide valuable information to businesses wishing to expand or consolidate their operations internationally.

Recent experts' contributions

September 2022

Norway propose data centre law

The Norwegian Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development has proposed changes in the Norwegian Electronic Communications Act and the Norwegian Electronic Communications Regulations to implement legal requirements for data centres.

The Ministry proposes, inter alia, that data centres will be required to register and comply with a set of security requirements.
This proposal has been submitted for consultation, and the deadline for contributions is 9 September 2022. The proposal is expected to be presented to Parliament during the autumn.

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August 2022

Green hydrogen: Argentina’s new market potential and applicable legislation

The importance of green hydrogen comes from the goal of decarbonisation of the planet by 2050 by the Paris Agreement which, in its Article 4, invites “all Parties to strive to formulate and communicate long-term strategies for low greenhouse gas emission development, taking into account their common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities”.

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June 2022

The new European patent system

On January 19, 2022, the last piece of the puzzle fell into place for the provisional application of the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) to begin.

Preparations are now fully under way to recruit judges, implement case management systems and resolve other practical issues.

A realistic timeframe is that the Unified Patent Court (UPC) will be operational at the start of 2023.

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