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
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Private Equity Fees and Expenses
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The Water Values Podcast: Rolling Out AMI in San Francisco with Alison Kastama and Heather Pohl (Part 1)
A Focus on Energy: Royalty Trusts
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A Focus on Energy: M&A Trends in the Energy Sector
A Focus on Energy: Traditional MLPs vs. Variable MLPs
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The Water Values Podcast - How Can We Resolve Water Conflicts?
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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
On 11 August 2015, Angola's New Private Investment Law ("NPIL") came into force on its publication in Angola's Gazette, repealing the previous 2011 law. Like its predecessor, the NPIL sets out the rules applicable to...more
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran survived its first major test last month when the United States Congress failed to pass a resolution of disapproval that would have prevented U.S. implementation of the...more
US$20 billion worth of investment opportunities in Iran's mining sector has piqued the interest of international mining companies.
Opportunities were presented by Iran's Minister of Industry and Mines at an investment...more
On September 17, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed a bill to end the 40-year-old ban on the export of domestic crude oil. The Committee vote was passed by a Republican majority, with three Democrats adding their...more
On this day in 1982, the fabled Dalton Gang rode into Coffeyville, Kansas, supremely confident in its ability to simultaneously rob two banks in the town. When the dust settled, four of the five gang members lay dead. The...more
The 21st Conference of the Parties (“COP”) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (“UNFCCC”) meets in Paris at the end of this year to seek to achieve the vaulted ambition set by the Durban Platform of...more
ENERGY AND CLIMATE DEBATE -
After a busy week with Yom Kippur and visits from Pope Francis and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Congress is focusing this week on finalizing a continuing resolution and preparing for new...more
Will sustained stress unmake the mining & metals markets?
A year ago, the first wave of distress in the mining & metals sector provided the industry’s major and mid-size players with something to think and talk about. It...more
I. Amendment to the Energy Law Act -
On 26 September 2015 the President of Poland signed the amendment to the Energy Law Act of 10 April 1997. This act introduces measures necessary for the application of Regulation no....more
Leading the News -
On September 17th, U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice condemned the unconstitutional seizure of power by elements of the Presidential Security Regiment in Burkina Faso and...more
Although US and EU sanctions targeting Iran are not likely to be lifted before early 2016, there are a number of issues which US and EU-based financial institutions should be aware of in preparation for sanctions relief as a...more
On September 17, drafts of the Fourth Set of Amendments to the Annual Tax Regulations issued by the Ministry of Finance for the fiscal year 2015 (“Tax Regulations”)1and the amendments to the general provisions applicable to...more
Energy and Climate Debate -
Congressional activities are abbreviated this week, with the observance of Yom Kippur and Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. Pope Francis will address a joint session of Congress...more
Leading the News -
On September 16th, elements of Burkina Faso’s military declared they were in control of the nation after presidential guards stormed a cabinet and seized President Michel Kafando,...more
Modification of the U.S. policy restricting exports of domestic crude oil has been at the forefront of energy policy discussion due to the country’s recent emergence as a leader in oil and natural gas production. ...more
Three years ago, we predicted the global rise of the district energy sector. The key drivers at the time were energy efficiency savings of up to 70% and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. However, there were no policy...more
Proponents of lifting the US ban on crude oil exports have made significant progress in recent weeks. The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a bill today to lift the decades-long statutory prohibition. This follows...more
On September 3, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published issue 49 of Market Watch, its newsletter on market conduct and transaction reporting issues. In it, the FCA sets out its findings following a thematic review it...more
EPA Releases TSCA Assessment Documents For Flame Retardant Chemicals: On August 18, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released for public comment three Problem Formulation and Initial Assessment documents...more
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunal recently reaffirmed the high threshold for granting provisional measures in investor-state disputes, including in the context of making an order...more
On September 1, 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Economic Research Service released the information bulletin "Biofuel Use in International Markets: The Importance of Trade." The report reviews global biofuel...more
On September 10, Gregory Weisman, former general counsel of oil and gas services company PetroTiger, and Knut Hammarskjold, PetroTiger’s co-founder, were each sentenced to two years’ probation stemming from their prior...more
On September 10, 2015, Senate Democrats in the U.S. Congress blocked a vote on a widely anticipated resolution to reject the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) regarding Iran’s nuclear program. On September 11, the...more
In a much anticipated ruling, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has released its decision in Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje, addressing recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. The SCC unanimously held that for a Canadian...more
Foreign investment in Saudi Arabia is anticipated to become easier following an announcement of a significant relaxation of ownership rules in the Kingdom which will enable foreign investors to own 100% of wholesale and...more
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