Briefings

Geothermal Energy in Greece

13 June 2019

This briefing reviews Greece's recent legislation focused on the exploration, exploitation and management of its geothermal potential.

Whose mine is it anyway? Jurisdiction and parent company liability for foreign subsidiaries

26 April 2019

Our authors take a look at the UK Supreme Court’s judgment in Vedanta Resources PLC v Lungowe. The decision contains important comments on determining parent company liability and which jurisdictions substantial justice can be obtained.

Default interest, penalties and illegality under foreign law

21 March 2019

The English Commercial Court recently clarified whether a default interest clause contributes a penalty and the operation of illegality under foreign law. Find out more here.

Tightening US sanctions on PdVSA will impact shipping

29 January 2019

Subject to limited relief for winding down existing transactions, much of the international shipping community will be required to cut off trade with PdVSA, and those who elect to continue dealing with it should do so with extreme caution.

The Iranian sanctions have widespread impact on project industry

10 October 2018

New York Partner Daniel Pilarski, examines the impact of the US sanctions on Iran the projects industry (especially as relating to the petroleum sector) in the American Journal of Transportation.

The Philippines: Key issues for developing renewable energy projects

3 August 2018

This briefing considers a number of potential issues that investors should look out for when developing renewable energy projects, particularly wind and solar power, in the Philippines.