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Ebola outbreak: is it a force majeure event? download subscription

Eversheds 27-Aug-2014

The potential impact of Ebola is of interest to all corporations with a presence in Africa, and in particular to those with projects, assets and personnel in the countries affected.

International arbitration in China download subscription

Nabarro 19-Aug-2014

Non-Chinese contractors are regularly encountering contracts containing arbitration clauses providing for disputes to be determined by Chinese arbitration centres.

Energy update: synopsis of the Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014 download subscription

Dentons 19-Aug-2014

The Infrastructure Development Act 23 of 2014 creates the statutory entity that will facilitate strategic infrastructure development projects and related approvals.

North Africa: NOOR II and NOOR III bid deadline extended download subscription

Eversheds 8-Aug-2014

The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy has extended the application deadline for the second phase of its 500MW NOOR CSP to mid-September 2014.

£1tn investment targeted at London’s infrastructure download subscription

Nabarro 5-Aug-2014

The Mayor of London has launched London’s first long-term infrastructure plan that aims to deliver London’s infrastructure needs between now and 2050.

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RPI to CPI: court allows switch for both past and future service download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

A recent case involving two Arcadia pension schemes shows the court allowing a switch from RPI to CPI, for both past and future service.

Budget 2014: legislation published download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

Hot on the heels of the government’s response to consultation in July, we now have a draft Taxation of Pensions Bill.

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Insolvency Briefings

The regulation of covered warrants in the UAE download subscription

Dentons 28-Aug-2014

Licensed issuers can now issue and trade covered warrants on exchanges outside the free zones in the UAE.

New privatisation law — end of a years-long process download subscription

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic 26-Aug-2014

The new law came into force on 13 August 2014, and the deadline for privatisation of socially owned capital to be completed is 31 December 2015.

Serbia: insolvency — will the new law resolve the problems in insolvency proceedings? download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 26-Aug-2014

On 5 August 2014, the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia enacted the Law on amendments and additions to the Insolvency Law.

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PPP in Africa: pushing the boundaries download subscription

Eversheds 21-Jul-2014

What is behind the success of public-private partnerships (PPPs) and what is the potential for their future use in Africa?

From the firm of the week

Time to conserve your energy? Minimum energy performance standards for commercially rented property download subscription

Gateley 29-Aug-2014

In July, DECC published its consultation paper on the proposed Private Rented Sector Energy Efficiency Regulations (Non-Domestic).

The youth of today: peer-to-peer lending download subscription

Gateley 28-Aug-2014

Youung people are increasingly funding their leisure activities by a traditional route of borrowing from friends. 

Turning point for enforceable ‘friendly discussions’ before arbitration download subscription

Gateley 27-Aug-2014

In a recent controversial decision, the court held that a dispute resolution clause was enforceable.

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Banking and Finance Briefings

Lehman Brothers: Pensions Regulator settles for full buy-out cost download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

The Pensions Regulator’s financial support direction case against various companies in the Lehman Brothers group has settled.

Mexico’s energy reform provides significant opportunities in oil and gas exploration and production download subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 29-Aug-2014

Mexico’s new energy legislation will completely restructure the Mexican energy sector, including both hydrocarbons and electricity.

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Financial Services Briefings

Lehman Brothers: Pensions Regulator settles for full buy-out cost download subscription

Nabarro 29-Aug-2014

The Pensions Regulator’s financial support direction case against various companies in the Lehman Brothers group has settled.

Time to conserve your energy? Minimum energy performance standards for commercially rented property download subscription

Gateley 29-Aug-2014

In July, DECC published its consultation paper on the proposed Private Rented Sector Energy Efficiency Regulations (Non-Domestic).

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PPP/PFI/Commercial projects Analysis

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    Peer panel: Construction – Rebuilding

    Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump

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    Spring tide

    Clifford Chance again tops the global project finance rankings by deal value. It’s been a pretty rotten time for the sector, but events such as the Arab Spring are giving things a push

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    Stash cloud

    As the authorities probe the bond dealings of JSC BTA Bank’s ex-chairman, Catherine Newman QC highlights some legal aspects of the saga that appear to add up to a near-reversal of the burden of proof

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    A life less green?

    Renewable energy initiatives have come under threat in Europe as governments renege on incentive schemes. Simon Currie and Tim Baines examine the likely impact on existing and proposed green initiatives

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    Grid lock

    With the closure of coal-powered energy stations, the proposed private sector-funded nuclear alternatives will be vital to meet the UK’s needs. But as Hamish Lal reports, the builds could be seriously delayed due to a lack of clarity on the part of the Government

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    Addleshaws comes up smelling of roses with waste management scoop

    Europe’s largest waste PFI has seen Addleshaws strike up relationships with new clients.

  • Baltic States Special Report: Energy craving

    Law firms are waiting on tenterhooks for the Baltic States’ politicians to sort out their differences and give the go-ahead for a host of energy projects.

  • What next for Slaughters, Links as BHP seam runs dry?

    The collapse of BHP’s bid for Rio Tinto leaves big firms’ big billers at a loose end.