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Carbon capture and storage an overview

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 15 2008

As anyone who ever opens a newspaper will be aware, the ongoing debate about climate change its extent, its impact and what can and should be done about it continues, while the world's seemingly insatiable desire for energy accelerates

CFTC announces energy market initiatives and investigation

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 30 2008

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced several initiatives to enhance its surveillance of energy futures markets. Among the initiatives announced, the CFTC, the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) and London-based ICE Futures Europe (IFE) have agreed to expanded information sharing with respect to the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures contracts traded on both IFE and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX

Oil and honour revisited: selling shares with a handshake

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 13 2014

The recent case of Williams v. Jones, QBD (David Blunt QC), unreported, 25022014, highlighted the application of some of the cardinal principles of

UK Bribery Act makes business a bit slippery for oil & gas industry

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • January 3 2011

On November 4, 2010, U.S.-based Panalpina, Inc. (and its parent Panalpina World Transport Holding Ltd.) (Panalpina), a Swiss freight forwarding company, along with six other companies in the oil & gas industry, settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the FCPA) charges with the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC

Trends in FCPA and international anti-corruption enforcement

  • Jones Day
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  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 27 2011

Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) reached unprecedented levels in 2010, as the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) levied double the financial penalties imposed in 2009

International arbitration: you can’t have your court and eat it

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 21 2011

In Excalibur v Texas Keystone Inc & Others, the claimant had simultaneously commenced an International Chamber of Commerce arbitration in New York and substantive Commercial Court proceedings in London over very similar claims, against the same defendants

Anticorruption compliance & Foreign Corrupt Practices Act alert

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 19 2011

The UK Bribery Act is scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2011, and according to a recent study by Ernst & Young, it will hit the oil and gas industry the hardest

The UK’s response to the Deepwater Horizon spill

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 4 2011

In the immediate aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill many oil companies expected governments around the world to strengthen and tighten the rules applying to deepwater operations within their territorial waters

Iranian sanctions update

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Iran, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 22 2011

The publication of the International Atomic Energy Agency's latest report on Iran has prompted a fresh round of sanctions against Iran

US, UK, Canada announce new and expanded Iran sanctions increasing risks to persons conducting business with Iran

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Canada, Iran, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 23 2011

On November 21, the US Government, along with the United Kingdom and Canada, announced significantly expanded energy-related sanctions against Iran