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Changes to UK Design Legislation
Authors: James R. Tumbridge, Kate Mikheev
Amendments to the UK design law regime came into effect on October 1st 2014. Businesses should be conscious of a number of significant changes under the Intellectual Property Act 2014, as well as further changes which are due in 2015. These changes came into effect pursuant to the Intellectual Property Act 2014 (Commencement No. 3 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2014 and Community Design (Amendment) Regulations 2014.
FCC Enforcement Monitor
Authors: Scott R. Flick, Carly A. Deckelboim
- $86,400 Fine for Unlicensed and Unauthorized BAS Operations
- Missing “E/I” Graphic for Children’s Television Programs Results in Fine
- Multiple Rule Violations Lead to $16,000 in Fines
Energy Reform Legislation in Mexico Gives the Private Sector Unprecedented Opportunities in the Mexican Electrical Power Industry
This article was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Pratt’s Energy Law Report.
Authors: Eric Save, Michael S. Hindus, John B. McNeece III
Mexico’s President recently signed into law a historic package of legislation to restructure the nation’s electrical power sector. This article discusses the legislation, which will create a more open and competitive power industry in Mexico, giving the private sector unprecedented opportunities to(i) generate power in Mexico for sale as a competitive wholesale electricity market and/or under long-term contracts with marketers or qualified users, (ii) market electricity service to large-scale consumers in Mexico,and (iii) enter into joint ventures,public-private partnerships, and service contracts with the state or the state-owned utility for the financing,construction and operation of infrastructure needed for the transmission, distribution, and generation of electrical power.