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New HSR thresholds for 2015

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 21 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced the annual revisions to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR Act) thresholds, which

New financing strategies

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 9 2013

A wave of new strategies has started to appear in the US to drive down the cost of capital. Developers are turning to publicly-traded "yield cos,"

Will plunging oil prices increase energy M&A?

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 13 2015

The recent sharp fall in oil prices, which has seen Brent crude oil and US crude oil both fall below $50 a barrel, has shocked the oil industry

Buy low, sell high: a layman’s guide to how low prices hurt energy companies and provide buying opportunities for private equity part II

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 22 2015

There is a lot of chatter around the water cooler about how falling energy prices puts energy companies and service companies into distress, and

A look at new vehicles for renewable energy project financing: MLPs, REITs, and crowdfunding

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 14 2014

The recent debate in Ohio over Substitute Senate Bill 58 is another reminder of the nearly constant uncertainty facing the renewable energy industry

What’s the deal with fracking? Regulation, litigation and due diligence

  • Dechert LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2012

Recent enhanced drilling techniques have made it economically feasible to drill wells in certain shale formations, like the Marcellus Shale, and tap into the estimated trillions of cubic feet of natural gas trapped within those formations

International news: focus on mining and metals

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Africa, China, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 16 2014

An investor new to Africa needs to understand not only the relevant local laws but also the applicable regional arrangements. Africa has multiple

A change for the worse: material adverse effect in upstream acquisition

  • Andrews Kurth LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 3 2014

"Material adverse change" and "material adverse effect" are often used interchangeably to mean a change for the worse. Typically, they are found in

Key considerations in energy take-or-pay contracts

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 2 2013

Perhaps the most common type of off-take contract in a large scale energy project is the take-or-pay contract. A properly constructed take-or-pay

Crowdfunding: innovative financing models for small solar and distributed generation

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 24 2014

Solar and distributed generation (DG) offer asset attributes and capital investment profiles that are well suited to crowdfunding. Projects of 1 MW