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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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