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Transparency reporting Canadian act now in force (following UK and Norwegian legislation last year), further EU implementation and US still to come
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 9 2015

Last week, the Canadian federal government brought new legislation into force, which establishes reporting requirements of payments made to


Anti-bribery legislation and enforcement pose increasing risks
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 16 2014

Mining companies are looking beyond their domestic Borders to compete in an increasingly multinational industry and, more than ever, in the most


Canadian and U.K. creditor protection in the mining context
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • December 23 2014

It is no secret that the mining sector is facing tough times. In recent boom years, mining companies took on unprecedented amounts of debt. Now that


AIM Designated Market route
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

To encourage smaller growing companies that already trade on other markets to be listed on AIM, AIM offers the AIM Designated Market route (formerly called the Fast Track route), which is a streamlined admission process available to companies that have had their securities traded on an AIM Designated Market ("ADM") for at least 18 months prior to the date of admission to AIM


FCA consults on the implementation of the Transparency Directive’s requirements for reports on payments to governments for financial years beginning on or after 1 January 2015
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • October 15 2014

Public opinion has long championed the introduction of a reporting regime which would require companies in the extractive industries to be open about


This week in securities litigation (week ending February 28, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom
  • February 27 2014

The Supreme Court handed down a significant decision, construing SLUSA in the context of suits by investors defrauded investors in the Stanford Ponzi


Another look at ministerial discretion in the renewable energy sector
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • May 12 2014

From time to time clients ask what is the scope of a minister's discretion to change course with respect to stated government policies: Absent the


UK shale gas: the opportunities and hurdles
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • August 27 2014

On 28 July the government launched the UK's 14th onshore oil and gas licensing round. The process will allow companies to bid for a licence to


US, UK, Canada announce new and expanded Iran sanctions increasing risks to persons conducting business with Iran
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Canada, Iran, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 23 2011

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


Shale gas: legal developments in some key jurisdictions across the globe
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA, China, France, Germany, Israel, Poland, Ukraine
  • December 5 2011

Shale gas exploration and production is covered by the existing UK regime for all oil and gas exploration and development activities