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Permits and Authorisations

We regularly advise companies and public entities in a number of jurisdictions on a variety of issues related to the permitting, licensing and authorising of business operations.

Our particular areas of expertise include:

  • advising on complex permit procedures relating to the planning, construction and operation of infrastructures in transport (road, rail and air), energy, mining, telecommunications, and industrial sectors
  • providing advice on permit and notification requirements under European and national law regarding foreign trade and export control
  • representing our clients in negotiations with public bodies and in administrative or court proceedings

News and insights

Publications: 30 September 2022

3 months to go: Are you ready for the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act?

On 1 January 2023, the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act will enter into force. In a first step, all companies which have a specific nexus to Germany and normally employ 3,000 people or more will…

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Close-up medical syringe with a vaccine

Blog Post: 21 September 2022

EMA and HMA support interchangeability of biosimilars - decision regarding substitution remains with the member states

On 19 September 2022, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) have published a joint statement confirming that biosimilars authorized in the EU are…

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investment charts on a laptop screen

News: 09 September 2022

Allen & Overy advises sole shareholder of DIAMOS AG on its acquisition by FNZ

Allen & Overy has advised the sole shareholder in wealthtech company DIAMOS AG on its acquisition by FNZ, operator of one of the leading global asset management platforms. The transaction is currently…

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Telecommunications satellite dish

Publications: 08 August 2022

Pre-notification and simplification: a historical turning point for the Italian FDI regime (Golden Power)

The Decree is going to introduce long-awaited simplifications to the Golden Power procedure.

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