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WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL: New economic development strategy is in the works Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday that he is working on a new economic development strategy for North Carolina, but it is too early to release details....more
Tax increment financing (“TIF”) is a tool that is commonly used throughout the country to finance public infrastructure and other improvements. But while its use may appear to be fairly limited, TIF is actually extremely...more
Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) have played a significant role in the world's second-largest economy, with over 155,000 SOEs valued at approximately $17.4 trillion at the end of 2013 spanning almost every industry...more
Applicants who seek ex parte relief under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) have an obligation to make full and fair disclosure of all material facts to the court. ...more
On December 19th, President Obama signed Executive Order (EO) 13685 specifically targeting Crimea and those responsible for the usurpation of the peninsula back in March. This latest EO was the forth in a series aimed at...more
2014 was a year of considerable progress in terms of UK Electricity Market Reform (EMR), the cornerstone of the Government’s plans to reform the electricity sector. In this note (part 2 of a series) we outline key EMR...more
Washington Governor Jay Inslee recently released his proposed budget for 2015-17, which includes approximately $1.5 billion of new and increased taxes the Governor is marketing as “improving Washington’s unfair and outdated...more
In This Issue:
- EU Emissions Trading System
- Surprise Agreement On The Road To Paris
- Changes to climate change agreements on the horizon
- Fracking – The Saga Goes On
- In Brief
- Excerpt from...more
On January 7th, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it was making available up to $125 million in funding for transformational energy projects through the ‘OPEN 2015’ program. The program, which will...more
The Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On introduction of amendments and additions to certain legislative acts on subsoil use matters” No. 271-V 3PK was adopted on 29 December 2014 and, save for the specified provisions,...more
On 9 October 2014, an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal comprised of H. E. Judge Gilbert Guillaume (President), Professor Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler and Dr. Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri...more
The Dominican government has announced that formal discussions about the so-called “National Accord for the Reform of the Electricity Sector,” which President Medina formally called for by means of Decree 389-14, dated...more
Decision from the Commission on State Mandates -
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In this issue:
- US and EU continue sanctions against Russia for its activity in Ukraine;
- US and EU sanctions against the Crimea region;
- US makes major change in Cuban relations;
- The EU...more
On December 29, 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published the final rule for the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). REAP is intended to help mainly businesses, as well as some state, local, and tribal...more
On Monday, December 29, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce (through its U.S. International Trade Administration or “ITA”) issued instructions to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (U.S. Customs) for collecting cash deposits...more
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The recent drop in oil prices will likely spur a flurry of industry restructurings, governed by a complex set of bankruptcy and state laws.
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This alert follows our previous alerts on the Russia/Ukraine sanctions.
U.S. Passes New Sanctions Authorizing Statute - Sends Russia Frigid End of Year Message.
President Obama: U.S. will “review and calibrate”...more
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James Killick, John Tivey, Rebecca Campbell, Jan Jeram and Anthony Elghossain of global law firm White & Case examine the process and the issues that may arise should such a deal come to fruition.
The market’s been...more
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