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Preparing for Exit: Will Your Environmental Liability Disclosures Comfort a Buyer?

Our firm is often retained to assist companies evaluate environmental risk/liabilities during acquisitions and divestitures. Whether a company is preparing to divest non-core assets, or preparing for a stock sale, contingent...more

PCS Nitrogen Inc. v. Ashley II of Charleston: Required Reading for Superfund Lawyers

The Fourth Circuit handed down a primer on CERCLA liability last week in PCS Nitrogen Inc. v. Ashley II of Charleston. It should be required reading for Superfund lawyers. The facts in the case are worthy of a law school law...more

Duke Acquires 10 MW PV Project in Arizona from SOLON

Duke Energy Renewables has acquired the 10 MW Black Mountain Solar Project near Kingman. The Project was developed by Tucson-based SOLON Corp. and is expected to achieve commercial operation in October 2013....more

Transferring quarry and mining rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC]

The mining code of the Democratic Republic of Congo [DRC] provides for a possibility of leasing and assigning mining and quarry rights. Since mining and quarry rights, as expressed in mining and quarry permits, are real and...more

Acquisition Structure Decision Tree by Byron F. Egan

Buying or selling a closely held business, including the purchase of a division or a subsidiary, can be structured as (i) a statutory combination such as a statutory merger or share exchange, (ii) a negotiated purchase of...more

Southern California Edison Announces Revisions To Crest Ppa

Southern California Edison (SCE) recently announced revisions to the pro forma power purchase agreement (PPA) governing the California Renewable Energy Small Tariff (CREST) acquisition program. CREST is designed to be “a...more

China energy performance contracting update

what are the key issues/roadblocks for the implementation of an energy performance contracting project in China? Recent legislations may have addressed these issues....more

Negotiating Transactional Environmental Risks

When you are about to strike a business deal you often face environmental unknowns because of unfamiliarity with the venture, party or property involved. At the same time, new and revised environmental regulations which may...more

Israel Practice News, Fall 2007

Israel Practice News, Fall 2007 Morrison & Foerster continues to lead international law firms in representing Israeli companies in mergers & acquisitions, public offerings, intellectual property protection, litigation,...more

EPA Tailors Incentives to New Owners of Facilities and Businesses under its Audit Policy

LUEL Briefing, June 27, 2007 Under its Incentives for Self-Policing: Discovery, Disclosure, Correction, and Violations (“Audit Policy”), the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) is considering whether to offer tailored...more

Gerogia Pacific Corporation v GAF Building Materials Corporation

Decision of USDC - SDNY Dismissing Counterclaim for Fraudulent Misrepresentation

ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE: BEWARE - NOT ALL LAWYERS ARE TREATED EQUALLY Clients utilizing in-house counsel may not have the same rights to claim attorney-client privilege as clients who engage retained counsel, and counsel...more

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