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A “roadmap” to accrual and disclosure requirements under ASC 450

March 29 2013 Of the types of information required to be disclosed by public companies, information about "contingencies" is often one of the more sensitive…

Key considerations in energy take-or-pay contracts

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…

FSRUs: Looking back at the Evolution of the FSRU Market

December 8 2015 The growth of the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) market has been exponential over the past decade. The birth of the industry can be…

Re-examining the take-or-pay obligation in LNG sale and purchase agreements

November 5 2015 Since almost the inception of the LNG industry, the "take-or-pay" contract structure has become perhaps the defining characteristic of long-term LNG…

Choice of law in international contracts: an English law primer

February 1 2012 With the increasing globalization of business, companies are regularly faced with choosing governing law for cross-border construction contracts.

Enforcement of Awards

June 15 2022 International arbitration is an important protection afforded under investment treaties designed to attract foreign direct investment, as it provides…

Treaty Interpretation in Investment Treaty Arbitration

June 15 2022 An Arbitral Tribunal constituted on the basis of an agreement to arbitrate in an investment treaty, such as a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) or a…

The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review: Enforcement of Awards

June 14 2022 <p>"International arbitration is an important protection afforded under investment treaties designed to attract foreign..."</p>

In review: the product liability framework in USA

March 25 2022 A general introduction to the product liability framework in USA, including key legislation and the extent of regulatory oversight.

Spotlight: product liability litigation in USA

March 25 2022 An overview of litigation procedures and key considerations when bringing product liability claims in USA, including available forums, burden of proof, defences, collective actions and damages.