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Renewable energy in Africa: costs, risks and prospects for investment

This Linklaters report presents analysis that shows that economic development in Africa and the deployment of renewable energy technology are becoming increasingly synergistic, driven by the falling costs of renewable energy.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 12 February 2016 | Practice Area: Venture Capital

Top 10 things to know about the implementation of the Iran nuclear agreement

Iran has met nuclear-related commitments that will clear the way for an easing of sanctions by the UN, the EU and the US. This Latham briefing summarises 10 key points concerning the impact of this historic development on global business and finance.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 19 January 2016 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Rating: 6 people found this useful

Environmental damage: High Court considers what this really means

For the first time, the High Court has considered in detail the scope of the concept of "environmental damage" under the Environmental Liability Directive 2004 and the Environmental Damage (Prevention and Remediation) (Wales) Regulations 2009. This Nabarro briefing looks at the facts of the case.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 13 January 2016 | Practice Area: Pollution of air, land and water

Rating: 2 people found this useful

Transparency, third-party funding and the TPP: the latest international arbitration news

This Latham & Watkins newsletter highlights important news, legal issues and developments in international arbitration, including a look at a case which gives some indication as to the future of transparency in investor-state dispute settlement and how to manage the associated costs.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 07 January 2016 | Practice Area: Collective Investment Schemes

Rating: 3 people found this useful

The Paris climate change agreement: impressions from the negotiating table – and 10 key points on what's next

The Paris Agreement, an historic achievement in tackling climate change, provides a broad framework for reducing global warming through international cooperation. Lawyers from DLA Piper played an active role in the negotiations - this briefing summarises the key provisions of the agreement.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 21 December 2015 | Practice Area: Sustainable

Rating: 5 people found this useful

Directors' duties and the 'proper purpose' rule: Supreme Court case raises questions

In Eclairs Group v JKX Oil & Gas, the UK Supreme Court reviewed the law relating to directors’ duties, and in particular in connection with the so-called ‘proper purpose’ rule in relation to exercise by the directors of their powers. This Harneys brief looks at the implications of the case.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 16 December 2015 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Rating: 4 people found this useful

A legal guide to investing in Russia

This publication is a useful reference guide for companies that are either considering doing business in Russia or already doing so. The guide includes a detailed summary of the ʻneed-to-knowʼ elements of the Russian legal system, inclidong the options available for establishing a legal presence.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 23 November 2015 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

A stern warning for those seeking to make late amendments to statements of case

Early this year, Mr Justice Coulson provided a stern warning to those who sign statements of truth without honest belief in their truth. Mr Justice Fraser has now provided an equally stern warning to those seeking to make amendments to statements of case late in the day, as this briefing explains.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 27 October 2015 | Practice Area: Practice and Procedure

Rating: 1 person found this useful

The historic US greenhouse gas emission reduction plan: an analysis of the details

US President Barack Obama has released the final rules for the historic Clean Power Plan and the Carbon Pollution Standards, the first rules ever adopted by the US federal government to comprehensively control and reduce CO2 emissions from the power sector. This Latham report analyses the details.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 26 August 2015 | Practice Area: Central Government

What makes a multi-tiered dispute resolution clause enforceable?

A recent High Court decision serves as a reminder that multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses are not necessarily enforceable, and provides insight into key drafting points. This Latham & Watkins briefing looks at the lessons that can be learned from a number of recent cases.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 July 2015 | Practice Area: Arbitration

Rating: 2 people found this useful

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