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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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
Precedents
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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Nuclear energy—an outlineWhat is nuclear energy?Nuclear energy is the energy derived from the core (the 'nucleus') of an atom.Nuclear power plants...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 31st Jul
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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 31st Jul
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Journal of World Energy Law and Business articlesRelevant articlesThe Journal of World Energy Law and Business (JWELB) is the official journal of The...
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31st Jul
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Radioactive Substances Regulation—non-nuclear sitesBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 31st Jul
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Outline of nuclear regulationBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to be an EU Member State....
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon 31st Jul
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Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management 1997—snapshotBrexit impact—Euratom and the...
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31st Jul
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Nuclear power—Glossary of termsBackgroundNuclear power has been produced commercially in the UK since the 1950s and grew out of the policy need for a...
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon 31st Jul
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Nuclear decommissioning—health and safetyBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to be an EU...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 31st Jul
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Nuclear Power Generation National Policy StatementBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to be...
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Produced in partnership with Burges Salmon 31st 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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Produced in partnership with Michelle Davies, Jean Pascal Boutin and Simon Davies of Eversheds Sutherland 31st Jul
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Environmental Permitting Regulations 2016—radioactive substance activitiesBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorThis Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 31st Jul
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Radioactive waste—geological disposal facilitiesBrexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to be...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Butcher of Herbert Smith Freehills 31st Jul
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UK Civil Nuclear Regulatory BodiesResponsibilities for regulation of the UK civil nuclear industry are shared between several regulatory bodies,...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 31st Jul
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Operating under a nuclear site licenceRequirement for a nuclear site licenceA nuclear site licence (licence) is required under the Nuclear...
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Produced in partnership with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 31st Jul
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Safety of Nuclear Installations Directive 2009/71/Euratom—snapshotBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 31st Jul
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1963 Vienna Convention—snapshotTitleConvention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (Vienna Convention)Parties43 partiesRevisions1997 Protocol (see...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 31st Jul
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Vienna Convention on Early Notification of Nuclear Accidents 1986—snapshotSnapshot on 1986 Vienna Convention on Early Notification of Nuclear...
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31st Jul
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1996 Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (not yet in force)—snapshotSnapshot of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban TreatyTitle Comprehensive Nuclear...
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30th Jul
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The Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage—snapshotTitleConvention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear...
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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 30th Jul
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Convention on Nuclear Safety 1994Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK ceased to be an EU Member...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon 30th Jul

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