FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 88, Internal Controls for Third Parties Under the FCPA, Part I
How Leading Philippine Companies are Using Bonds to Their Advantage
Use of HR in Your FCPA Compliance Program
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 87, what are internal controls, Part II
What Are Internal Controls, Part I
The 10 Essential Steps to Implement an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program
FCPA Enforcement: How to Respond to a Government Investigation
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Building An Effective Anti Corruption Compliance Program
Buying an FCPA Violation Mergers and Acquisition Risks
Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Audits
How to Monitor, Audit and Improve Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 82, continued fallout from GSK in China
A Focus on Energy: Export of LNG
Antitrust Enforcement and Compliance Programs
Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Practical Steps to Protect Your Company from Third Party Risks
FCPA Compliance Programs A Review of Best Practices
Fine Tuning Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 80, Interview with the FCPA Professor, Part I
Private Equity's Inversion Excursion: Pepper Hamilton Talks Tax With the Deal
In the K&L Gates’ Global Government Solutions 2014 Annual Outlook, we reported on a case filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California raising questions about whether inter-agency consultations...more
In our post on August 19, “Yieldcos – The New “Promised Land” of the Renewable Energy Space?”, we explored the Yieldco structure and why some renewable energy companies are considering them. We will now turn our attention to...more
In recent years and consistently, Chile has experienced a significant increase in the development of power generation projects based on nonconventional renewable energy sources (“NCRE Projects”). In addition to Chile’s...more
In a July 9, 2014, press release, the European Union (EU) announced the launch of seven public-private partnerships, established under the EU's new research funding program Horizon 2020. They represent a total investment of €...more
In This Issue:
- Quote of the Week
- U.S.-China Relations
- China News
- Energy & Environment and Trade
- Excerpt from U.S.-China Relations:
6th Round of the US-China Strategic and...more
I recently moderated an ABA/ACORE webinar focused on cross-border renewable energy development in Latin America and the Caribbean. To introduce the topic, I recounted a recent experience at an on-the-record dinner hosted by...more
While most jurisdictions within Latin America and the Caribbean base their core electric generation asset portfolio on fossil fuels, renewable energy technologies are now changing the regional energy landscape. Now, wind,...more
In This Issue:
- Downturn in Chinese Economy May Be Triggering An Export Surge
- EPA Issues Guidance On American Iron And Steel Requirement For $2.4 Billion In FY 2014 Clean Water And Drinking Water State...more
Recent announcements of key projects in the Dominican power sector and actions taken by the government signal that this sector is finally taking meaningful steps aimed at resolving the structural problems that affect it,...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Vietnam?
As with many other countries, an important factor in Vietnam driving the increased use of renewable energy is a heightened sense...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Malaysia?
At the current rate of production, Malaysia’s oil and gas reserves are expected to last until 2025 and 2042 respectively, if...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Indonesia?
Energy is a critical factor needed for the development of economic activity and national defense.
- Ensuring domestic...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Hong Kong?
Growing Energy Consumption and Lack of Indigenous Energy Resources -
Hong Kong has a population of about 7 million and is...more
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is facing a new wave of legal challenges related to the financing of natural resource projects outside of the US, and which threaten to de-rail one of Western...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in China?
Government mandates, dwindling fossil fuel reserves, the need to increase energy security, climate change, and the desire to create...more
In February 2009, a claim was filed before the highest French administrative court (Conseil d’Etat) by the association “Vent de Colère” seeking the annulment of a ministerial order dated 17 November 2008 enacting the feed-in...more
In this issue:
- Current Issues in the Oil Sands
- Advantages of Investing in the Oil Sands
- Location and Extraction
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in Singapore?
Prompted by concerns about climate change, fossil fuel depletion, and increasing urbanization, Singapore, a low-lying, densely...more
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Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more
Following on from our 'Open for Business – a Reform Wave to Hit the Australian Resources Sector' Legal Insight in October 2013, the Productivity Commission has released its final report on Major Project Development Assessment...more
1. What are the driving factors for increasing renewable energy production in India?
India’s power generation sector has been dominated by conventional energy. As per data released by the Central Electricity Authority...more
Chesapeake Climate Action Network v. Export-Import Bank of the United States highlights how failure to follow the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 can result in delays to coal export endeavors.
As recent news...more
China has one of the largest markets of renewables in the world and has rich solar resources across its territory. Although China has been initially slow in developing its own solar market, the start of...more
John Tivey, Global Head of Mining & Metals at law firm White & Case, presents his views on the new challenges and opportunities in the mining industry....more
In This Issue:
- Mexican Congress to Consider Constitutional Oil and Gas Reforms: Bold Stride Forward or Half-Step?
- European Union adds legislative weight to the promotion of transparency in the extractive...more
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