With a traditionally strong energy market hit by political instability, CIS nations are diversifying into green energy. Will law firms do the same?
Bulgaria is a vibrant car components and business process outsourcing centre, while its IT and telecoms sectors are catching the eye of investors too.
Angola and Mozambique are developing fast in a variety of practice areas and industry sectors, as Asian investors set the pace.
A hi-tech sector on a roll, growing Chinese investor interest, rows over competition law and booming M&A – things are buzzing for Israel’s lawyers.
This week’s most-read briefings writers from TheLawyer.com are drawn from the energy sector. The following excerpts cover pirates, North Sea oil and fracking.
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The discovery of new oil deposits in the Black Sea holds promise of a new golden age for Romania’s energy industry – and for the local law firms
The Autumn Statement/Spending Review – construction industry highlights at a glance download subscription
Including £1bn of loans to be released to ’unblock large housing developments on sites in Manchester and Leeds and across the country’.
Call for clarity on renewables funding subscription
Changes to green contracts proposed subscription
Herbert Smith Freehills will reopen in Riyadh in 2016 through an exclusive association with local firm Nasser Al-Hamdan and the hire of two partners from DLA Piper and White & Case.
Burness Paull has been appointed as lead adviser to green energy firm Ecotricity in Scotland, following a pitch led by chairman Philip Rodney.
Wood Group has started a search for a new general counsel and company secretary to replace outgoing legal head Robbie Brown.