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A crude bargain: temporary relaxation of U.S. sanctions for the Iranian petroleum industry

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

On January 30, 2014, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") published its Guidance Relating to the Provision

Russian LNG: export liberalization

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • Russia
  • -
  • February 4 2014

At the end of 2013 Russia approved long-awaited legislative amendments liberalizing its export regulations for liquefied natural gas ("LNG"). While

Feed-in tariffs for wind energy set out by the French Government may constitute unlawful State aid

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • February 4 2014

In February 2009, a claim was filed before the highest French Administrative Court (Conseil d'Etat) by the association "Vent de Colère"

The sanctions divide: the White House pushes to ease trade restrictions on Iran while Congress contemplates a new round of sanctions legislation

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

On November 24, 2013 in Geneva, the five members of the UN Security Council - United States, United Kingdom, France, China, and Russia, plus Germany

EU Member State defends measures adverse to energy sector investments on the basis of EU law

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Hungary
  • -
  • February 1 2013

A recent decision in the investment treaty case, Electrabel S.A. v. the Republic of Hungary, represents an important contribution to the

Pressure on U.S. crude oil export restrictions increases along with domestic production

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2014

The debate regarding U.S. restrictions on crude oil exports is escalating. Due to an increasing domestic supply of crude oil, primarily from shale

Foreign exchange controls in Venezuela strangle parts of energy sector

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • Venezuela
  • -
  • June 5 2013

In February 2013, after devaluating the official exchange rate of the Venezuelan Bolivar from VEB 4.3 to 6.3 per USD, the Venezuelan government set up

The World Trade Organization rules against China in raw materials dispute; ruling could serve as precedent for WTO challenge against China on rare earth materials

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • China, Global, USA
  • -
  • August 1 2011

On July 5, a World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel issued its public findings in response to complaints brought by the United States, the European Union, and Mexico against Chinese export restraints on certain raw materials

New solar case filed to close enforcement loopholes

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2014

On January 23, 2014, Commerce initiated antidumping ("AD") and countervailing duty ("CVD") investigations on certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic

China fails to increase its 2011 quota for rare earth materials

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • September 1 2011

China announced in July that it would extend and further tighten its export quotas on rare earth materials for the second half of 2011