New opportunities under Ontario’s Green Energy Act 2009 | Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Legal Briefing

The Ontario government recently announced several new regulations and programs to give effect to some of the major components of the Green Energy and Green Economy Act 2009 (the 2009 Act). The 2009 Act is designed to provide a legal framework for the establishment of an attractive investment climate for green power developers, generate certainty …

Public disclosure of mortgaged lands | Amarchand Mangaldas

Legal Briefing

To afford a home of your own is every person’s dream. But did you know that attachment proceedings can be initiated by the bank, in respect of your dream home, because your builder or developer has mortgaged the property to the bank and has defaulted in repaying the loan?

Litigating in the DIFC: some initial guidance for the unaware | Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla

Legal Briefing

The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), a 110-acre free zone that was established by the government of the Emirate of Dubai in December 2004 to promote Dubai as a fully-serviced ‘onshore’ capital market, constitutes an autonomous jurisdiction within the UAE. It has an independent judicial system, with its own courts and an independent judicial authority, …

State aid risks involved in real estate transactions and public-private partnerships | Boekel

Legal Briefing

Private undertakings that engage in commercial transactions with public authorities located in the EU should be more aware of the risk of unlawful state aid. This is especially true for construction or development companies, as well as real estate funds, when participating in projects with public authorities involving the sale and/or finance of buildings or …