Polsinelli Podcast - What's Around the Corner for Industries Impacted by Energy Issues?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 171-FCPA Enforcement in the Energy Industry
Cyber Risks Facing Businesses Today
Private Equity Fees and Expenses
Stephanie Pindyck Costantino Talks Domestic Oil and Gas M&A with The Deal
The Water Values Podcast: Rolling Out AMI in San Francisco with Alison Kastama and Heather Pohl (Part 1)
A Focus on Energy: Royalty Trusts
What Are the Important Issues for Investor-Owned Water Utilities?
A Focus on Energy: M&A Trends in the Energy Sector
A Focus on Energy: Traditional MLPs vs. Variable MLPs
PV Project Finance in Latin America is Easy, Right?
The Water Values Podcast - How Can We Resolve Water Conflicts?
The Water Values Podcast: Water as a Business Risk. And Opportunity. With Will Sarni
The Water Values Podcast - The Economics of Water with David Zetland, Ph.D.
Las Reformas Constitucionales Transcendentales en México: Oportunidades y Retos para el Inversionista Privado
Mexico's Historic Energy Reform: Opportunities and Challenges for Investors
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Polsinelli Podcast - Hot Energy Trends in 2014 by Polsinelli
Bill on Bankruptcy: LightSquared, the Battle among Hedge Funds
California Commercial Building Owners Must Disclose Energy Usage of the Building During Sale, Lease or Financing after July 1, 2013
The Department of Energy's Office of Inspector General has released a special report finding that failed solar panel maker Solyndra, Inc. provided the Department with inaccurate and misleading information during the...more
For many years the Short Term Flat NBP Trading Terms and Conditions 1997 (the “NBP 1997 Terms”) have been the standard terms for trading gas on the UK’s national transmission system for natural gas (the “UK NTS”) and the...more
As European business gears up for a post-sanctions environment and the strengthening of relationships in an economically significant emerging market, many clients continue to face mixed messages with regards to what they can...more
On August 3, a federal district court in New York dismissed with prejudice a securities class action suit filed against Chinese oil and gas company PetroChina Co. Ltd. The suit alleged that statements in the company’s 2011...more
Welcome to the Summer 2015 issue of measure, King & Spalding’s Middle East quarterly newsletter. This issue covers a number of areas with interesting developments and valuable guidance. Phillip Sacks and Jodi Norman discuss...more
On July 31, 2015, the European Union (EU) adopted the first measures to prepare for the implementing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran by allowing EU Member States to authorise certain activities...more
The signing of the JCPOA regarding Iran nuclear sanctions may usher in a new era of major international investment in the Iranian oil and gas industry....more
Indonesia has recently made public a full copy of its draft oil and gas law for review and parliamentary discussion. By way of update to our client alert of 21 April 2015, we can now review the further revised and full...more
In a recent decision, Energy Fundamentals Group Inc. v. Veresen Inc. (Veresen), the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that, even where there are factual questions the court must resolve, a contract dispute may be adjudicated...more
Editor’s note: This article was updated on July 23, 2015, to Editor’s note: This article was updated on July 23, 2015, to reflect certain additional information in U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231.
On July 14, 2015,...more
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on July 29. The Advisory Committee will discuss how energy and environmental markets would be affected...more
In all jurisdictions, financing for greenfields
projects is available from traditional sources -
commercial banks, export credit agencies
(ECAs, such as the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) and Korea's...more
After a twelve-year standoff that saw the United States and Europe ratchet up sanctions pressure on Iran, a diplomatic breakthrough has been reached. But robust trade between Iran and the West will not arise immediately,...more
US sanctions are not immediately lifted due to the announcement.
On July 14, the United States, European Union, United Kingdom, France, China, Russia, and Germany (P5+1/E3/EU+3 countries) and Iran reached a Joint...more
“The Ordinance for Competitive Bidding for Financial Support of Freestanding Installations and for the Amendment of other Ordinances for the Promotion of Renewable Energies” largely entered into force on 12...more
Make-whole premiums are often used in connection with the issuance of debt in order to protect noteholders with long term investment horizons from being repaid early. At the time of the bankruptcy filing of EFH in April 2014,...more
Amid ongoing realignment in the mining and metals markets, industry participants have already begun seeing and seizing extraordinary opportunities—including those created by companies reacting to the boom-bust cycle.
Since the end of November 2013, the so-called P5 + 1 (the United States and its partners, China, France, the United Kingdom, Germany and Russia) have been negotiating with Iran regarding its nuclear program. The negotiations...more
In This Issue:
- Leaders in the News
- Innovator Profile
- Event Highlights
- Washington Update
- Energy Navigator
- Upcoming Events
- Excerpt from Leaders in the...more
The General Assembly convened for the 2015 legislative session on January 14. Lawmakers returned to Raleigh on January 28 to begin the session in earnest. The MVA Public Affairs Legislative Report on North Carolina will be...more
A Battle in the Making in the Oil and Gas Sector: Second Lien vs. High Yield Debt -
In the oil and gas industry, there is a storm brewing between holders of second lien debt and unsecured high yield bonds. These...more
On June 10, Eletrobras, Brazil’s state-run power company, announced that it had hired Hogan Lovells to investigate potential violations of the FCPA and other anti-corruption laws and corporate policies. The focus of the...more
On June 11, 2015, Quebec’s Minister for Mines introduced a bill before the Quebec National Assembly that proposes to impose mandatory reporting requirements on businesses operating in the mining and oil and gas sectors. The...more
EMSA has recently published Guidelines on which commodity derivatives fall within the definition of "financial instrument" for the purposes of MiFID I. The Guidelines give clarity on the status of forwards, and guidance on...more
Recently, the CFTC issued a Proposed Order in response to a 2013 request by the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) for exemption of certain SPP electric energy products from CFTC regulation.
Scope of Exemption -
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