News

  • Renewable energy

    2020

    Wikborg Rein has assisted Hydro Energi Invest AS with the investment in Hydro Volt AS

    Wikborg Rein has assisted Hydro Energi Invest AS with the investment in Hydro Volt AS. This collaboration contributes to the sustainable management of car batteries and circular economy. We are therefore very pleased to have assisted Hydro Energi Invest AS with this investment and taking part in this development.

  • COVID-19, Shipping Offshore, Litigation and Arbitration

    2020

    The effects of Covid-19 on scheduled court and arbitration hearings in England

    The effects of the current outbreak of Covid-19 on ongoing court and arbitration proceedings have been profound ranging from general court closures, adjournment of cases and potential increases to costs (as well as some potential savings) and a corresponding rise in remote hearings. The following article sets out basic guidance regarding the conduct of a remote hearing, addresses frequently asked questions and also reviews the potential costs consequences.

  • Financing, COVID-19, Financial Regulation

    2020

    Price in mandatory offer – provisional rules

    The Norwegian Ministry of Finance has issued a provisional regulation for the determination of offer price in mandatory offers where the mandatory offer obligation is triggered by an equity contribution to a company in severe financial distress.