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Interior Department and Forest Service identify burdens on domestic energy development

Report on the agencies’ review of programs provides a roadmap to understanding which energy policies the Trump administration will revise. This briefing takes a closer look.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 20 November 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

Latest views from the FCA on market abuse

This article examines a recent FCA speech that contains some noteworthy statements and observations that firms should take into account.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 17 November 2017 | Practice Area: Capital Markets and Debt Securities

How US tax reform proposals will affect private investment funds and asset managers

This article examines how aspects of the current proposals could significantly alter the US taxation of investment funds, sponsors, and investors.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 16 November 2017 | Practice Area: Taxation

Nuclear decommissioning and legal risk

Entities engaged in decommissioning can assess and allocate associated legal risks in predictable ways, as outlined in this article.

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

Regulatory sandboxes — a global stocktake

Regulatory sandboxes are becoming a global trend, providing plenty of opportunities for innovative businesses. This article provides a global overview.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 14 November 2017 | Practice Area: Financial Services Regulation

Impact of the House Tax Reform Bill on the renewable energy sector

This article examines the bold proposal, which seeks changes to tax credits, depreciation, and corporate tax rates.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 13 November 2017 | Practice Area: Taxation

European Parliament calls for tougher environmental liability rules

The proposed changes are likely to be more onerous on businesses, including compulsory environmental liability insurance and broader application of strict liability.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 November 2017 | Practice Area: Environmental Taxes

Europe as a hub for Initial Coin Offerings?

The EU regime governing the offering of securities potentially provides opportunities to ICO issuers compared to the private placement regimes of other jurisdictions around the world.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 09 November 2017 | Practice Area: Financial Services Regulation

UK Supreme Court redefines criminal dishonesty test

The UK Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the criminal dishonesty test in R v Ghosh is wrong and that courts should no longer follow this test. This article reviews the court's decision.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 08 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Government Accountability Office releases climate change report

Government Accountability Office finds that climate change could result in significant impacts to the US economy that may be unevenly distributed across US sectors and regions.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 07 November 2017 | Practice Area: Energy

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