Panel reviews 2014: The chosen ones download
Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all
A&O is the first magic circle firm to tiptoe into Canada but despite the strong economy, there is good reason why local players are not expecting a stampede
East Africa is a buoyant and increasingly integrated region, with oil and gas driving its future. Meanwhile, a liberalised legal market is emerging
The IMF has slashed its 2014 growth forecast for Turkey from 3.5 to 2.3 per cent. Investors are now hoping the aviation and energy markets will provide some comfort
It can be an adventure in bureaucracy but the energy sector in turbulent Turkey offers lucrative and varied opportunities for investors
Shell legal director Peter Rees is switching litigation control away from external counsel to a unified global team of in-housers
Shale gas extraction is the hot environmental issue of the moment, offering great opportunities but meeting stubborn opposition
Aurora Energy decision deems discharges prohibited, leaves open question of permit shield applicability download subscription
On 3 September 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion in Alaska Community Action on Toxics v Aurora Energy Services LLC.
North Sea M&A — recent trends subscription
Patent wars: can the energy industry avoid them? subscription
Skanska’s general counsel for infrastructure development, Kenneth Schuhmacher, has joined Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s energy and infrastructure group in New York
Allen & Overy (A&O) has re-hired oil and gas specialist Judith Kim from Ashurst to become the fifteenth partner in its Dubai office.
CMS Cameron McKenna, Pinsent Masons and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett have advised on one of the largest ever private equity investments in North Sea oil, with the $500m (£301m) launch of Blackstone and Blue Water Energy-backed company Siccar Point Energy.
If shale gas can cut the UK’s energy dependence, we must jump hurdles to do it.
Tax incentives and the holding off of new exploration regulations mean fracking will soon get off the ground
If the oil companies are found to have fixed prices, it won’t prove to be a rich seam for civil claimants