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Are you a Capitulator? A Coaster? A Champion? Comfortably Numb perhaps? To an in-house profession used to having its qualities of leadership and innovation praised to the hilt, the recently-produced report on ethical standards among general counsel from UCL’s Centre for Ethics and Law is an awkward read.

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The capacity market, which was introduced as part of the government’s electricity market reform, was established to ensure security of supply in light of the increasing diversity of generation technologies in the UK market. Previous articles from the Burges Salmon team have set out the details of the capacity market and tracked recent updates and consultations. … Continue reading “Capacity for debt? Funding issues and the capacity market”

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As in-house teams handle more complex work, GCs are coming under pressure to rethink their tactics. IHL puts forward eight ideas to upgrade your team.

Legal Briefing | Projects, energy and natural resources |

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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme is to be abolished. Although that will be popular among the organisations affected (CRC organisations) there is – and how could there not be? – a sting in the tail. On the plus side, after March 2019 CRC organisations will no longer have to forecast their energy use and buy … Continue reading “The end of the CRC scheme – the inevitable sting in the tail”

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Paul Gilbert argues that in-house counsel’s focus on artisan improvisation is out of touch with modern business realities.

Legal Briefing | Projects, energy and natural resources |

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Low oil prices have been causing negative headlines for some time. However, they present opportunities to cash-rich investors looking to acquire assets at discounted prices. Conversely, owners looking to monetise their interests will want to ensure they have their affairs in order in this buyers’ market.

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Nestled between the economic powerhouses of India and China, with a 51 million-strong population and rich in mineral deposits, Myanmar has been heralded as the world’s best up-and-coming mining spot. But how feasible is it to get involved with mining in Myanmar?

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More than four years after its inception, the EU’s Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency No 1227/2011 (REMIT) is finally getting onto the radar of compliance departments. The first fines for non-compliance have recently been handed out by regulators, and on 7 April 2016 the second phase of REMIT’s data collection and reporting requirements … Continue reading “REMIT – tough enforcement hits energy disclosure regime”