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California Lawmakers Making a Strong Push to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing
California Commercial Building Owners Must Disclose Energy Usage of the Building During Sale, Lease or Financing after July 1, 2013
Uncertainty Surrounds Illinois’s Nationally-Watched Collaborative Legislation On Fracking
Transbay Tower Groundbreaking
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Weekly Brief: 78% of Law Schools Ignore ABA Rule
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Deryck Palmer on What’s Next for the Energy Sector
BigLaw's Banker: I've Got a "Robust" List of Firms That May Fail
Are EPA Regulations or Market Factors More to Blame for Potential Coal Plant Closures?
Regulatory Challanges When Bringing a Vehicle to Market in the United States
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Pacific Northwest Positioned to Be Hub for Great Sustainable Transportation Economy
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Vermont Becomes the First State to Outlaw Fracking—Stone Pigman's Keith Hall
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
LXBN This Week, Episode 1: Brinker, NLRB Posting Rule, Fracking, SmithKline in the Supreme Court
Is Fracking Safe?
Mexican state oil company Pemex has filed a lawsuit in New York seeking to recover nearly $160 million from Germany's Siemens and South Korea's SK Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. in a global bribery case, a law firm...more
On October 18, 2012, Pemex Exploración y Producción (PEP) published a model contract to be used in the bidding for E&P contracts in Chicontepec (the “Model”), an area in the eastern coastal plains of Mexico estimated to...more
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On July 1, 2012, the Act on Special Measures concerning Procurement of Renewable Energy Sourced Electricity by Electric Utilities (Act No. 108 of 2011) (the “RE Act”) came into...more
In the October edition of Energy & Clean Tech Connections, we’ve gathered recent information from a wide variety of sources in an effort to keep you abreast of what’s new in the world of clean energy. We draw your attention...more
Recent enforcement activities in Canada under its Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), including the conviction of Niko Resources Ltd. (Niko) in June of last year and ongoing high-profile Royal Canadian Mounted...more
Originally Published in Law360, February 21, 2012
Last year in January 2011, the president signed the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. No. 111-383, Section 846), which included a “Buy American”...more
Since the end of February, debates have been ongoing in both the European Parliament and in the Council on the proposed revision to the EU public procurement regime. As part of an overall review of the EU public procurement...more
From 1 January 2012, the threshold values that trigger the need for a regulated public procurement exercise in the UK and across Europe have been increased.
Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1251/2011 of 30 November 2011...more
The guilty plea of Calgary-based Niko Resources Ltd. represents the most significant development in Canada’s efforts to fight foreign bribery since the 1999 implementation of Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public...more
The Nigerian Government recently consolidated into one legislation known as the Nigerian Oil and Gas Oil Content Development Act, which legislation is more commonly referred to as the local content law, various other...more
During summer 2010, many of the developed nations initiated sanctions against Iran, a signal that their political discourse was supported by economic realities. In the United States, that movement culminated in the...more
On July 1, 2010, President Barack Obama, preceded by Congressional voting signaling overwhelming support, signed into law the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions Accountability and Divestment Act ("Act"). The Act is an effort by the...more
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