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Is innovation in funding the answer?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • July 27 2015

With volatility in commodity prices persisting, mining companies are finding it increasingly difficult to access traditional forms of financing, both


Iran sanctions agreement announced regarding nuclear program and sanctions relief
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Global, Iran, USA
  • July 14 2015

In the early hours of July 14, 2015, it was announced that the P51EU33 and Iran had reached agreement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action


Israel, Finland and the US top the Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • November 12 2014

The Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2014 reports that Israel, Finland and the US provide the best political, social and financial conditions to


Exxon Mobil is awarded US$1.6 billion in ICSID claim against Venezuela to be set off against award in parallel contractual arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • October 16 2014

On 9 October 2014, a tribunal of H.E. Judge Gilbert Guillaume (President), Professor Kaufmann-Kohler and Dr. Ahmed Sadek El-Kosheri rendered a final


Churchill Mining v Indonesia: ICSID Tribunal takes cautious approach to request for provisional measure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • September 30 2014

On July 8, 2014, a tribunal composed of Professor Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler (President), Michael Hwang S.C., and Professor Albert Jan van den Berg


The Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement: reorienting trade in the global energy sector?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • March 13 2014

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (the "TPP") is the major Free Trade Agreement currently being negotiated between the United States, Canada, Australia


Rise in arbitration in the extractive industries
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • December 20 2013

According to a recent report from think-tank Chatham House, arbitration cases have increased nearly fourfold between 2001 and 2010 in the mining


Giving credit where credit is due: the increasing importance of ECAs in energy project finance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • July 22 2013

The challenges that major energy projects face are many locating the resources themselves, navigating the political, legal and regulatory framework


Why IOCs are paying attention to soft law on human rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • June 6 2013

"There is one and only one social responsibility of business to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long


Record award against Ecuador demonstrates willingness of tribunal to review state decisions on grounds of proportionality
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Ecuador, Global
  • October 15 2012

In an award notified to the parties on 5 October 2012 (the Award), the majority of a three-member arbitral tribunal established under the ICSID Convention has directed the Republic of Ecuador (Ecuador or the Respondent) to pay US companies Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Occidental) and Occidental Exploration and Production Company (OEPC)(collectively, the Claimants) damages in the sum of approximately USD1.77 billion (if interest is taken into account it has been reported that this sum would exceed USD2.3 billion