Understanding what and when decisions need to be made can help companies ensure a smooth MLP IPO process.
The number of master limited partnerships (MLPs) has grown significantly over the past five years, increasing from…more
The strengthening global recovery appears to have brought renewed confidence to the UAE’s capital markets. As such, a number of interesting themes have begun to emerge…more
Parties to pending securities fraud class actions may adjust litigation strategies, even before the Court revisits Basic’s presumption of investor reliance.
On Friday, November 15, 2013, the Supreme Court granted…more
Three patent cases highlight both the potential advantages and potential limitations of Inter Partes and Covered Business Method strategies before the PTAB.
In the last two weeks the Patent and Trial and Appeal Board…more
Oil and gas companies and oil-field service providers with California operations should scrutinize newly proposed rules on hydraulic fracturing and well stimulation, with comments due by mid-January.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will require the state’s three large investor-owned utilities (IOUs) to invest in a combined 1,325 MW of energy storage by the end of 2020, the first-such mandate in the United…more
On October 31, 2013, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell issued Order No. 3330 to establish a Department-wide mitigation strategy that focuses on mitigation opportunities at the landscape level. Order No. 3330 is part of a…more
On November 6, 2013, in The Protect Our Communities Foundation v. Salazar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California rejected a challenge to the Ocotillo wind-energy project based on the National…more
On November 14, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) contacted at least three companies (Equinix, Iron Mountain and Lamar Advertising) informing them that the IRS would resume working on their ruling requests seeking guidance…more
On January 13, 2014, the final rules (the Final Rule) for the registration of municipal advisors with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) become effective, putting in place a permanent registration regime established…more
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has now published its Final Report regarding the cross-border application of European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) Regulatory Technical Standards (the …more
On November 12, 2013, a California trial court decided that the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has the power to auction emission allowances and that such auctions do not constitute an illegal tax…more
With the Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act 2013 (“PDPA”) having come into force on 15 November 2013, Jillian Chia, Senior Associate at Skrine, provides an overview of the salient provisions in the Regulations and Orders…more
Offshore MLPs can provide a tax efficient vehicle for investors, but only if structured properly.
A master limited partnership (MLP) is a partnership or limited liability company traded on a stock exchange that generally…more
This report provides, for what we believe is the first time, a comprehensive quantitative analysis of publicly available lawsuits and settlements of so-called opt-out securities cases: cases in which at…more
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