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Insurance coverage for global warming liability – An increasingly hot topic

Three recent California lawsuits against some of the country’s largest energy companies represent the latest effort by civil litigants to obtain legal relief for damages allegedly sustained because of climate change.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 04 August 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

Supreme Court confirms breach of contract despite the absence of negligence

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in the high-profile case of MT Højgaard v. E.ON Climate & Renewables. This article examines the case.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 03 August 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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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: Administrative and Public Law

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Electric vehicle market sparks into life as ICE age comes to end?

It seems that electric vehicles are finally coming of age as barriers to take up start to fall, costs decline, and range and performance improves. This article examines the burgeoning market.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 26 July 2017 | Practice Area: Road

Brexatom: how will leaving the Euratom Treaty impact the UK nuclear sector?

The House of Lords has debated the premise that leaving the EU should not mean leaving the Euratom Treaty. This article examines the implications.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 24 July 2017 | Practice Area: Environment

Attempt to avoid Ohio Supreme Court’s ruling in Corban rejected by Federal Court in Ohio

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio recently rejected one common type of challenge to Corban. This briefing examines the decision.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 24 July 2017 | Practice Area: Rights over land

California post-2020 GHG Regulation Debate: Compromise passed both Houses with a two-thirds vote

Legislative leaders have just voted to extend California's cap-and-trade program, aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, via two new bills. This article summarizes the bills and some potential impacts.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 21 July 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

African Election Insights Series: Senegal

In the second instalment, Linklaters explores with law firm Geni & Kebe, the potential effect of the election in Senegal, due to take place in July, on key areas of economic activity in the country.

Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 18 July 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

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What's next for the nuclear market after the National Audit Office's latest report on nuclear newbuild?

One year on from its last report, the National Audit Office (NAO) has released another report on nuclear newbuild. This article looks at its recommendations.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 30 June 2017 | Practice Area: Social Welfare

U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement creates an opening for China to lead

President Trump has framed the decision to withdraw the from the Paris Agreement as part of a larger pivot away from international trade and cooperation, which has left China in an unfamiliar leading role.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 27 June 2017 | Practice Area: Competition

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