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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Oil and gas—corporation tax and the supplementary chargeUK resident companies, and non-UK resident companies with a UK permanent establishment or that...
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Produced in partnership with Phil Greatrex of CW Energy LLP 28th Jul
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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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Guide to insolvency in the UK oil and gas industryIntroduction to common participants in the marketThe oil and gas industry is a significant...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Riddle of partner at CMS 27th 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 23rd Jul
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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 7th Jul
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Produced in partnership with Jamie Dunne of Brodies LLP and Damien Ryan of Brodies LLP 24th Jun
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Getting the Deal Through: Oil Regulation 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Brazil; Denmark;...
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Decommissioning—decommissioning relief deedThe Decommissioning Relief Deed (DRD) is a contract between the UK government and a 'Qualifying Company'...
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Produced in partnership with Isla Stewart of Matheson 18th Jun
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Petrol filling stations—transactional issuesWhat are petrol filling stations?Filling stations traditionally sell petrol, diesel fuel and paraffin that...
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Produced in partnership with Sally Redman of Argyll Environmental 7th Jun
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Is there still a moratorium over fracking and underground coal classification in Scotland and Wales?FrackingWe refer you to our Lexis® PSL Practice...
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What is the maximum statutory penalty for summary prosecutions under the Offshore Petroleum Activities (Oil Pollution Prevention and Control)...
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The planning regime for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in EnglandThis Practice Note summarises the planning regime for hydraulic fracturing, also...
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5th Jun
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The OGA StrategyBackground to the OGA StrategyThe Petroleum Act 1998 (PA 1998), as amended by the Infrastructure Act 2015, places a duty on the...
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5th Jun
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Hazardous substances—above ground oil storageThe Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 (the English Regulations), SI 2001/2954...
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5th Jun
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Joint operating agreements—operator and non-operating party perspectivesThe principal forum for the battle of wills between the operator and the...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Roberts, Head of Oil & Gas of Orrick 5th Jun
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The rationale and process of ‘Unitisation’IntroductionCommonly, oil and gas licence holders enter into separate joint operating agreements (JOA) which...
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5th Jun
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Third-Party Access to the Upstream Oil and Gas InfrastructureBackgroundThe infrastructure in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) is a complex...
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Produced in partnership with Judith Aldersey Williams 5th Jun
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The downstream gas industry in Great BritainBrexit ImpactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered...
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Produced in partnership with Ashurst 5th Jun

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