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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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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 12th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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9th Nov
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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the 5 May 2020 agreement by most EU Member States to terminate their intra-EU bilateral...
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Produced in partnership with Joe Tirado, Partner of Garrigues UK LLP and Elisa Vicente, Senior Associate of J&A Garrigues, S. L. P. 12th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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Decommissioning security agreementsOil and gas companies are expected to return the seabed to its original state (subject to certain exceptions) by...
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Produced in partnership with Isla Stewart of Matheson 12th Jan
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Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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9th Nov
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What is a Turbine Supply Agreement (TSA)?The Turbine Supply Agreement (TSA) is a critical component of the contractual framework for a wind farm. This...
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Produced in partnership with James Bruce of Gowling WLG and Aniela Foster-Turner of Siemens Gamesa 12th Jan

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The Petroleum Act 1998, as amended by the Infrastructure Act 2015, placed a duty on the Secretary of State to produce one or more strategies for...
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Regulatory bodyPrior to 2016, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) (on behalf of the Secretary of State) were primarily responsible for...
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15th Jan
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Brexit ImpactThis Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day)....
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Offshore oil and gas decommissioning programmes are, by their very nature, complex documents. Not only do they require the co-operation of all the...
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The Petroleum Act 1998 (PA 1998) provides the Secretary of State (SoS) with the power to grant licences to companies to search and bore for and get...
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Regulatory bodyHistorically, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) (on behalf of the Secretary of State (SoS)) were primarily responsible...
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Brexit impactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it...
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Produced in partnership with Jamie Dunne of Brodies LLP 15th Jan
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BackgroundThe infrastructure in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) is a complex network which has developed over many decades, much of it...
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Produced in partnership with Judith Aldersey-Williams of CMS 15th Jan
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TitleDirective 2013/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on safety of offshore oil and gas operations and amending...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 15th Jan
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Brexit Impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Decommissioning security agreementsOil and gas companies are expected to return the seabed to its original state (subject to certain exceptions) by...
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The UK’s policy on decommissioning, and its execution, is overseen by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). While the UK...
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The Control of Pollution (Oil Storage) (England) Regulations 2001 (the English Regulations), SI 2001/2954 and the Water Resources (Control of...
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IntroductionThe exchange of commercially confidential information between competitors is one type of arrangement which has been identified by...
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Produced in partnership with Judith Aldersey-Williams of CMS 15th Jan
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IntroductionThe Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018 (NIS Regulations), SI 2018/506, implement in the UK certain EU derived cybersecurity...
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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11th Jan
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Brexit ImpactAs of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but it has entered an implementation period during which it...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Gray of Burness Paull 8th Jan
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The Energy Act 2016 (EnA 2016) received Royal Assent on 12 May 2016 (see Table A below for details)Background to EnA 2016In June 2013, the former...
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