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We are pleased to present the latest edition of Quantum Quarterly, a publication of King & Spalding’s International Arbitration Group. This edition includes an interview with noted energy valuation expert Wayne R. Wilson,...more
On July 2, 2013, a US court vacated the new SEC rule requiring resource extraction issuers to file annual reports with information about government payments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals....more
On Tuesday, July 2, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia vacated a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule requiring oil, gas and mining companies to report payments in excess of $100,000 to...more
The United Kingdom’s highest court, the Supreme Court, has confirmed that English courts may intervene to issue an “anti-suit” injunction to restrain a party from bringing court proceedings in violation of an arbitration...more
It is well-known that for 20 years Chevron Corp. has been engaged in litigation with residents of the Lago Agrio region of Ecuador over alleged environmental and health damage arising out of oil exploration activities by...more
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
A number of governments around the world have recently curtailed their incentive schemes for green energy producers. These measures have often led to disruption of the basic economic assumptions of many ongoing or newly...more
On November 8, the Securities and Exchange Commission denied a motion to stay the effective date of the recently enacted resource extraction disclosure rules. These rules, adopted by the SEC on August 22, require public...more
On November 8, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) rejected a request by industry groups to stay new regulations requiring disclosure of payments to governments relating to oil, gas, and mining projects. The...more
On November 8, 2012, the SEC rejected a motion to stay the resource extraction rules pending outcome of litigation challenging the validity of the rules....more
On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied Chevron's petition for certiorari from a decision of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Chevron had asked the federal courts for an injunction barring the enforcement of a $18...more
U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas granted dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former General Electric Co. executive under a federal whistle blowing statute. The court held that the anti-retaliation clauses of the Dodd-Frank...more
In 2010, Libya produced 1.65 million barrels of crude oil per day, more than 80% of which was exported. Over the past three months, production has plunged to less than 200,000 barrels per day and exports have virtually ceased...more