The following Energy practice note produced in partnership with Lynne Gray of Burness Paull provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
As 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 continues to be treated by the EU as a Member State for many purposes. 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. Any changes relevant to this content will be set out below.
For information on how leaving the EU will affect Great Britain’s oil and gas industry, see Practice Note: Energy and Brexit—UK oil and gas, which tracks the key publications and announcements made to date in relation to Brexit and the UK oil and gas industry. It also provides a brief analysis of the consequences of these publications and announcements.
An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is an assessment of an independent project’s likely significant environmental effects. See: Environmental impact assessments—overview.
The environmental regulatory framework that applies offshore includes the requirement for a range of assessments considering the impact to the environment of oil and gas activities before licenses are granted. There are further approvals and permits required for various
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or using misleading advertising have to rely on a combination of different intellectual property rights. These rights include the common law right to
BREXIT: UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on the impact of Brexit on e-money requirements, see Practice Note: Impact of Brexit: Payment services and electronic money directives—quick
This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how to file a document electronically, deal with rejected electronic filings, issue a claim electronically, file electronic bundles (eBundles) for case
Codicils may be used for making any alteration in a Will such as to alter the executors or make changes in legacies, whether by addition or deletion but that is by no means their only use. As a general rule, substantial changes are best achieved by means of a new Will and codicils are more
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