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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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Structure and functions of EU institutions and bodiesThe EU’s unique institutional frameworkThe European Union is a supranational polity, and is...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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This Practice Note introduces take-or-pay clauses in the energy sector and considers some of the regulatory and competition law issues regularly...
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Produced in partnership with Phillip Ashley, Judith Aldersey-Williams, David Rutherford, and Leontine Mathew of CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP 19th May
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What are OFTOs?Offshore Transmission Owners (OFTOs) are the owners of offshore transmission assets which connect offshore wind farms to the onshore...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when...
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19th May
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Legal basisThe primary piece of legislation governing the electricity industry in mainland Great Britain (GB) is the Electricity Act 1989 (EA 1989)...
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Produced in partnership with Lis Blunsdon of Fieldfisher 19th May
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What is the ‘supplier of last resort’?When the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) revokes a supply licence (usually because of insolvency),...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 19th May
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Requirement for a nuclear site licenceA nuclear site licence (licence) is required under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (NuIA 1965) to use any...
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Produced in partnership with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May
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Energy and Brexit—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorWhat is Euratom?The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’)...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 19th May
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Offshore Oil and Gas Directive 2013/30/EU—snapshotTitleDirective 2013/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on safety of...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado of Andes Legal Consulting Ltd 19th May

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The Paris Agreement 2015—snapshotTitleParis Summit (COP21/CMP11)LocationParis, FranceDate30 November—12 December 2015SubjectClimate change,...
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Kyoto Protocol—eligibility, compliance and enforcementThe Kyoto Protocol commits developed economies set out in Annex I to the UN Framework Convention...
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Hydropower—technologyBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation...
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Biomass heating—technologyWhat is biomass heating?Biomass heating is the combustion of organic (non-fossil) material to generate heat. In theory there...
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Carbon offsettingBrexit impact11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 31st Jul
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Kyoto Protocol 1997—snapshotTitleKyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Kyoto Protocol) Parties192 See:...
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Biomass combined heat and power—technologyWhat is biomass combined heat and power?A biomass combined heat and power (CHP) system is an engine designed...
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Ground source heat pumps—technologyWhat are ground source heat pumps?Ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) are central heating and/or cooling systems that...
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Produced in partnership with WSP Environmental 30th Jul
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Offshore wind—technologyWhat is offshore wind?Offshore wind refers to wind turbines that are installed in bodies of water, typically the sea. Wind...
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Produced in partnership with WSP Environmental 30th Jul
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Onshore wind—technologyWhat is onshore wind?Onshore wind refers to wind turbines that are installed in land. Wind turbines harness the energy of...
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Produced in partnership with WSP Environmental 30th Jul
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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 1992—snapshotTitleUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)Parties197...
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Anaerobic digestion—technologyWhat is anaerobic digestion?Anaerobic digestion (AD) is the creation of digestate and biogas (mainly methane), through...
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Produced in partnership with WSP Environmental 30th Jul
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District heating/heat networks—technologyWhat is district heating (DH)?DH, also known as heat networks, involves the provision of hot water or steam...
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Produced in partnership with WSP Environmental 30th Jul
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Carbon Capture and Storage Directive 2009—snapshotTitleDirective 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 30th Jul
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Carbon capture usage and storage—planning and policyOverview of carbon capture usage and storageCarbon capture and storage (CCS) is the capture (from...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 30th Jul
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Combined heat and power—technologyWhat is combined heat and power?Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is a technology used to provide heating and...
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Carbon capture usage and storage—permitting requirementsBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Solar thermal—technologyWhat is solar thermal?Solar thermal refers to collectors that harness energy from the sun to generate hot water. Solar...
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