The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Argentina; Brazil; Canada; Germany; India; Mexico; Switzerland; United Kingdom; USA
The set of questions relating to the topic of Energy Disputes and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
Describe the areas of energy development in the country.
Describe the government’s role in the ownership and development of energy resources. Outline the current energy policy.
Describe any industry-standard form contracts used in the energy sector in your jurisdiction.
What rules govern contractual interpretation in (non-consumer) contracts in general? Do these rules apply to energy contracts?
Describe any commonly recognised industry standards for establishing liability.
Are concepts of force majeure, commercial impracticability or frustration, or other concepts that would excuse performance during periods of commodity price or supply volatility, recognised in your jurisdiction?
What are the rules on claims of nuisance to obstruct energy development? May operators be subject to nuisance and negligence claims from third parties?
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