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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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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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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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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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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 23rd Jul
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The Energy White Paper—an overviewIntroduction to the Energy White PaperOn 14 December 2020, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial...
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Judicial review in the GB energy sectorAmenability to judicial reviewIt is not the case that an application for judicial review may only be brought...
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Is an electricity generator that is exempt from holding a licence under Section 6(1) of the Electricity Act 1989 by virtue of Section 4 of the EA 1989...
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6th Jun
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The application form to be used for applications to Ofgem for an electricity generation licence pursuant to the Electricity Act 1989 refers to...
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Where a company has applied for a generation licence and after submission of the application (but prior to licence award) the applicant company...
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Produced in partnership with Lis Blunsdon of Fieldfisher 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Kirath Bharya of Gowling WLG 5th Jun
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Industry Codes—GasWhat are Industry Codes?In addition to legislation and licence conditions, the gas wholesale and retail markets in Great Britain...
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