Norway

The Nordic country of Norway is located in northern Europe, with its major core being comprised of the  Scandinavian Peninsula. The section of Antarctica, known as Queen Maud Land, also belongs to the country. Norway consists of a constitutional monarchy and considers itself a  unitary sovereign state. The parliament, Supreme Court, and other internal affairs are laid out in the 1814 Constitution.

Between 1537 to 1814 the country was part of Kingdom of Denmark-Norway. Today, the country maintains close ties with the United States and the European Union. It’s a member of NATO, the United Nations, Antarctic Treaty,  Council of Europe, WTO, OECD,  European Free Trade Association, and other international relations groups.

According to the world bank the country has the fourth largest per capita income in the world. With a value of over $1 trillion, it also has the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund. Since 2009, the country has the highest Human Development Index in the world, and one of the lowest crime rates in the world.

Norway is considered one of the most developed democracies in the world. The country is a  unitary constitutional monarchy and has a parliamentary government. The King of Norway serves as head of state and Prime Minister as the head of government. The power is vested in a three-party system, including the judiciary, executive, and legislative branches.

Laws in Norway are created and amended in Parliament, as the country follows a  civil law system. These laws are regulated under the Courts of justice of Norway. The Supreme court is the highest in the country, with 20 justices. The courts’ mission is to enforce the constitution, Norwegian judicial system, and to implement the legislation that is set forth by Parliament. Norway abolished the death penalty in 1902, and the country has a very successful criminal justice system with low prison rates and low recidivism.

The National Law Review covers legal news from Norway.  Stories including online cryptocurrency transactions, sanctions for illegal dumping and countervailing activities, EU regulations, and international affairs, are among the topics visitors can read about online. And, with the latest news coverage available, visitors will always find the most up-to-date content when visiting the National Law Review.

Date Title Organization
20
Oct
ECHA Publishes Proposal to Restrict More Than 10,000 PFAS under REACH Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
5
Oct
New Restrictions on Poultry and Poultry Products from France and the EU Keller and Heckman LLP
25
Aug
Joint Statement Published on Data Scraping and the Protection of Privacy Hunton Andrews Kurth
21
Jul
Norwegian DPA Adopts Measures Regarding Meta’s Behavioral Advertising Activities Hunton Andrews Kurth
3
Jul
U.S. Announces Fulfillment of EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework Requirements Hunton Andrews Kurth
28
Mar
Technical Effect Embodied In Technical Teaching K&L Gates
14
Dec
The Intersection of Export Controls and Human Rights: Combating the Misuse of Technologies to Curb Human Rights Abuses Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
30
Sep
The Energizer – Volume 98 K&L Gates
10
Jun
U.S., Denmark, And Norway Join Forces In Effort To Achieve Zero-Emission Shipping Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
8
Jun
Global Employment Law Update - Part 5:Mauritius to Portugal McDermott Will & Emery
11
May
Norwegian DPA Issues 2.5M EUR Preliminary Fine for U.S. Company Utilizing Web-Tracking IDs Hunton Andrews Kurth
30
Apr
OECD announces Amendment to Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits Bracewell LLP
25
Aug
Privacy Risks and Implications of Contact Tracing Apps and Related Technologies Foley & Lardner LLP
20
Aug
U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Investigations Recommends Regulation of the Art Market & Other Headlines Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
28
Jul
Transfers of Personal Data Outside the EEA: Action Required for Pension Schemes Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
15
Jul
U.S. Embassies and Consulates in the Schengen Area Expand the National Interest Exemption Beginning on July 15 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
6
Jul
The European Union Reopens its Borders, but Bars Travelers from the United States Foley & Lardner LLP
15
Jun
Street Art Sent to Space & Other Headlines Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
21
May
Five European Countries to Propose PFASs REACH Restriction; Request Comments Keller and Heckman LLP
25
Mar
China-Norway Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot to Start April 1, 2020 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
24
Jan
“Totally Clueless”: Dating Apps Grindr And Okcupid Reported For Breach Of Privacy Rules K&L Gates
16
Jan
Privacy Tip #222 – The Dating App Privacy Secret Robinson & Cole LLP
3
Aug
Nordic Council of Ministers Publishes Report on Applicability of GHS Classification Criteria to Nanomaterials Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
14
Jun
Carrot or Stick: Strategies Successfully Encouraging EV Adoption Foley & Lardner LLP
23
Mar
Valtra Delivers New Tractors Filled With 100 Percent Renewable Fuel Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
14
Feb
Four Non-EU Countries Align With EU Sanctions Against Russia Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
12
Feb
The Hague System for the Registration of International Design Rights Welcomes Russia Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
6
Jan
Norwegian FSA Publishes Position Limits for Derivative Contracts Katten
26
Jul
House FAA Reauthorization Bill Proposes Implicit Revocation of US–EU Air Transport Agreement Katten
20
Jun
Cryptocurrencies Becoming More Mainstream? K&L Gates
27
Apr
Recent Freedom of Expression Developments in Scandinavia Global Freedom of Expression at Columbia
10
Mar
New Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Petitions on Silicon Metal from Australia, Brazil, Kazakhstan, and Norway Faegre Drinker
18
May
Nordic Leaders Summit, TPP Developments, Senate Hearing on Trade Enforcement, Defend Trade Secrets Act: Trade Talk in Review Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
18
Apr
European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Court to Rule on The Interpretation of Restriction of Competition by Object McDermott Will & Emery
7
Nov
Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) Cost Controls May Drive Technology Development Hunton Andrews Kurth
30
Oct
Understanding Local Content Policies in Africa’s Petroleum Sector Hunton Andrews Kurth
20
Oct
Norwegian Embassy in Malawi Issues Visas for 12 Countries Greenberg Traurig, LLP
30
Sep
Energy and Environmental Law Update - September 29, 2014 Mintz
2
Sep
European Commission Raises the Stakes for Undertakings to Comply with EU Merger Control Rules Greenberg Traurig, LLP
25
Aug
Uganda Nullifies the Anti-Homosexuality Act and Backs Away from the Pursuit of Similar Legislation Covington & Burling LLP
5
Nov
Norwegian Oil and Gas Technology and Know-How Driving Deep Water Activity Hunton Andrews Kurth
 

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