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A recent case highlights the importance of periodically reviewing an energy company's marketing materials and related activities (including statements made on websites) to ensure that the company is not holding itself out --...more
On the 9th of September 2014, the Privy Council in the United Kingdom delivered a judgment in Alternative Power Solution Ltd. v. Central Electricity Board reaffirming the established principle that, other than in cases of...more
On 24 September 2014, the Indian Supreme Court cancelled 214 out of the 218 existing coal-mining licenses. The only mining licences which were not cancelled were four coal blocks made to Government controlled undertakings...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
BSA/AML & OFAC | Virtual Currency & Payment Systems | FCPA & Anti-Corruption | Criminal Enforcement.
BSA/AML & OFAC:
FINCEN OFFERS RED FLAGS GUIDANCE ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND...more
On 28 July 2014, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague published a final award in an Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) arbitration that has been active for the past decade, ordering the Russian Federation (Russia) to pay...more
On May 12, the Securities and Exchange Commission brought a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas, alleging that between September 2010 and January 2012, Charles Couch, directly and through his...more
As of January 12, Indonesia has banned the export of the unprocessed ores, nickel and bauxite. The ban may have consequences for investments in the area and could trigger international claims by foreign investors and...more
There is more to learn from Southwestern Energy Production Co. v. Berry-Helfand and Muncey, discussed in a recent post.
Damages – With Room to Run, the Expert Scores.
Courts are entitled to be “flexible and...more
On July 2, 2013, a US court vacated the new SEC rule requiring resource extraction issuers to file annual reports with information about government payments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals....more
Perhaps the most common type of off-take contract in a large scale energy project is the take-or-pay contract. A properly constructed take-or-pay contract provides the seller with an assured revenue stream that ensures an...more
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently awarded damages of just over $16 million against Thomas Weisel Partners Canada Inc. (now Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc.) for failing to close on a bought deal private placement...more
A number of governments around the world have recently curtailed their incentive schemes for green energy producers. These measures have often led to disruption of the basic economic assumptions of many ongoing or newly...more
On October 10, various trade associations, including the American Petroleum Institute, the Independent Petroleum Association of America and the National Foreign Trade Council, as well as the Chamber of Commerce of the United...more
This is a weekly series reporting on environment and energy related legislative, regulatory, and legal issues in California. It is intended as a supplement to ML Strategies’ existing weekly Energy and Environment Weekly...more
A case recently filed in South Carolina has upped the ante in the recent spate of patronage capital suits filed against electric cooperatives. In the new case, the plaintiffs have named as defendants all South Carolina...more
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