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DHS approves waiver of Jones Act for shipments to Puerto Rico

In recognition of the severe impacts on Puerto Rico from Hurricanes Irma and Maria, a waiver of The Jones Act has been approved. This article looks at the implications.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 29 September 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

The Strategic Petroleum Reserve and hurricanes: A primer

Often used in response to major hurricanes, the SPR remains a strategic asset to protect against disruption in US crude oil supplies, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 15 September 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

The Trump Administration’s new Venezuela sanctions: Top 10 takeaways

President Trump has issued an Executive Order prohibiting certain transactions involving the Venezuelan government and state-owned or state-controlled entities. This article examines the details.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 30 August 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

A guide to mining regimes in Africa: the relevant laws in 16 countries

Africa is well endowed with mineral resources. The issues raised in this guide will help to provide a better understanding of the various applicable mining regimes operative across the continent, covering 16 countries, including South Africa, Algeria, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria.

Law Firm: LEX Africa | Published: 16 August 2017 | Practice Area: Construction

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Regulation of natural gas gathering lines in the face of unprecedented demands on US pipeline infrastructure

Existing gathering line regulation reflects collaboration between pipeline operators and regulators, a model useful for new regulatory efforts as well. This briefing analyzes new developments.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 15 August 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

Uncertainty looms with delays to resolution of California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard program challenges

Further delay in the resolution of POET I and POET II could prolong uncertainty for LCFS market participants, as this article explains.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 11 August 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

Non-executive directors jointly and severally liable for £1.7 million whistleblowing claim by ex-CEO

This briefing examines the decision in In International Petroleum Ltd and others v Osipov and others.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 07 August 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Exclusive remedy clauses: A cautionary tale

This article provides a brief overview of exemption and exclusive remedy clauses, and summarises the issues arising from the recent case of Scottish Power UK PLC v BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 26 July 2017 | Practice Area: Oil

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Real estate investment in Africa: Is the honeymoon over?

A look at some of the key findings in the joint DLA Piper/CBRE Real Estate Investment in Africa report.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 26 June 2017 | Practice Area: Real Estate

Uganda M&A activity rises as politics settle and economy recovers

Renewed political stability, investor-friendly tax relief and slowly recovering commodity prices have seen Uganda enjoying an uptick in merger and acquisition activity so far in 2017.

Law Firm: Bowmans | Published: 12 June 2017 | Practice Area: Merger Control

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