The CFIUS issued two interim rules implementing certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018.
October 16, 2018
On 8 October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC
On October 2nd, 2018 the National Hydrocarbons Agency ("ANH") published Addendum No. 3 to the Terms of Reference ("TOR") of the so-called Permanent Competitive Procedure – 2018.
October 04, 2018
On August 12, 2018, the leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan signed the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea (the Convention).
The recent seizure by United States federal agents of documents in the possession of President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has generated much press and speculation concerning the scope of protection over those documents afforded by the attorney-client privilege.
The Energetic and Mining Planning National Entity (Unidad de Planeación Minero Energética, “UPME”) has initiated a tender process with the purpose of selecting an investor to, under its own account and risk, design, construct, operate and maintain (a) the regasification plant of the Colombian pacific and (b) the gas duct crossing the municipalities of Buenaventura – Yumbo (the “Project").
October 02, 2018
Increasing integration of storage into electricity networks is inevitable.
On 18 September 2018 the Constitutional Court ruled that the private cultivation and private consumption of cannabis by consenting adults is not a criminal offence and directed Parliament to amend the relevant legislation within 24 months.
October 01, 2018
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has recently promoted a new area-based closure (ABC) program to incent oil and gas companies to permanently close inactive or marginally productive oil and gas wells and thereby reduce the potential for such wells ending up with the Orphan Well Association upon the insolvency of operators.
The long awaited South African Companies Amendment Bill (Bill) was published last week Friday for comment here.
September 25, 2018