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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

Shale gas update UK, Algeria, USA, Poland, Canada, China, Ukraine, Germany and India

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • Algeria, Canada, China, Germany, India, Poland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 26 2012

There has been continued debate in the UK about the method of hydraulic fracturing since the Department of Energy and Climate Change (“DECC”) published an independent export’s report recommending measures to mitigate the risk of seismic tremors from hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) methods in April

Transparency in extractives: a mixed bag as US and UK seek to lead by example

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 17 2013

We recently blogged about Britain's Deputy Prime Minister affirming the UK's commitment to the Equity In Extractives Transparency Initiative ("EITI"

Intellectual Property & Technology Update Winter 2012

  • Squire Sanders
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  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 8 2012

Welcome to the Winter 2012 issue of "Intellectual Property & Technology Update," a quarterly publication prepared by the members of Squire Sanders' intellectual property and technology law practice

New England - the poster child for electricity and natural gas issues

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 29 2013

On May 16, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission held a meeting in Washington, DC focused on coordination between the natural gas and electric

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

Euroresource--deals and debt

  • Jones Day
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  • Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 30 2013

On 26 July 2013, the French government filed an amicus curiae ("friend of the court") brief supporting Argentina's petition requesting the U.S

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

‘Force majeure’ clauses in commodity sale agreements what should you be thinking about?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 21 2013

We have written previously about force majeure clauses in the context of market disruption events that have occurred or were anticipated (See