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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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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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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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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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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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How does the Limitation Act 1980 affect contracts for the supply of energy?The Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) is the key statutory framework setting...
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13th Sep
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Climate change levyBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 13th Sep
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The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018This Practice Note provides an overview of the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018...
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13th Sep
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OfgemWhat is Ofgem?The Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (GEMA) regulates the power and down-stream onshore gas industries in Great Britain under...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 2nd Sep
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Price caps for Great Britain’s licensed electricity and gas suppliers—the evolving positionPractice Note contents—quick links to detailed...
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Produced in partnership with Juliet Stradling, Matthew Brown and James Wright of CMS 1st Sep
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Getting the Deal Through: Cybersecurity 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; Belgium; China;...
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24th Aug
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Introduction to utilities contracts procurementBrexit impact—public and utilities procurementThe UK public and utilities procurement regime derives...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Calder of DAC Beachcroft 12th Aug
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Energy Company Obligation (ECO)—key features of ECO1 and ECO2 [Archived]Energy Company Obligation (ECO) replaces Carbon Emissions Reduction Target...
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12th Aug
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Cybersecurity and data protection considerations in the Great Britain energy sectorBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer...
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Produced in partnership with Antonis Patrikios (Partner - Privacy and Cybersecurity) and Thomas Winstanley (Associate - Technology, Media and Telecoms) of Dentons 11th Aug
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Competition law and energyBrexit impactOn 31 January 2020 ('exit day'), the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Jamie Dunne of Brodies LLP, Damien Ryan of Brodies LLP and Robin Mackintosh of Brodies LLP 11th Aug
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Contracts for difference (CfD)—key features of the supplier obligationElectricity market reform and contracts for differenceThe Electricity Market...
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Produced in partnership with Anna Ai of Addleshaw Goddard 11th Aug
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Policy charges and network charges collected from consumers by GB energy suppliers—a consolidated summaryBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit...
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11th Aug
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Supplier of last resort—key featuresWhat is the ‘supplier of last resort’?When the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) revokes a supply...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 11th Aug
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The GB Onshore Gas Market and its Regulatory FrameworkBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it...
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Produced in partnership with Lis Blunsdon of Fieldfisher 11th Aug
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An introduction to REMITBrexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it had entered an implementation...
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Produced in partnership with White & Case 11th Aug
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Energy sector operators of essential services under the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018IntroductionThe Network and Information...
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11th Aug
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Great Britain electricity generation, distribution and supply licensing and exemptions regimeThe requirement for a licence or exemptionIt is an...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Igloo Energy 11th Aug
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Retail Energy Code (REC)—key featuresWhat is the Retail Energy Code (REC)?The Retail Energy Code (REC) is a new code governing the retail aspects of...
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Produced in partnership with Kirath Bharya of Gowling WLG 11th Aug

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