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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Construction horizon scannerThis horizon scanner, formerly known as the ‘Construction future developments tracker’, identifies key upcoming changes...
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3rd Aug
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If the tenant of a commercial property has gone into administration and returned the keys to the landlord, does the landlord become liable for energy...
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What are the obligations of a utilities supplier to remove gas pipes or electricity cables from land that is due to be excavated?In answering this...
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1st Aug
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Produced in partnership with Bethany Pickup of Browne Jacobson 1st Aug
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Do electricity wayleaves automatically come to an end upon the sale of the land by the grantor?Wayleaves: what they are and how they ariseThe legal...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 1st Aug
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What are wayleave compensation payments for electricity wayleaves and what happens if they can’t be agreed?Any holder of a licence under the...
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1st Aug
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Does the HGCRA 1996 apply to onshore and offshore operation and maintenance agreements?The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996...
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—trading and surrendering allowances [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The CRC...
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31st Jul
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Produced in partnership with King & Wood Mallesons 31st Jul
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Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)—how does ESOS interact with other energy regimes and climate policies?Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December...
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Produced in partnership with Shoosmiths 31st Jul
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Energy Company Obligation (ECO)—key features of ECO3What is the ECO?The ECO is an energy efficiency scheme that requires large energy suppliers to...
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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31st Jul
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Contracts for Difference (CfD)—key featuresElectricity market reform (EMR)The EMR programme was developed by the government to promote investment in...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 31st Jul
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Key issues in operation and maintenance (O&M) contracts for renewable energy projectsOverviewOperation and maintenance (O&M) of renewable energy...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Brufal and Robert Currall of Gowling WLG 31st Jul

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