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LNG to Power

LNG is seen by many as an ideal way to meet the ever-increasing demands for greater energy supply and reducing energy poverty, particularly in parts of the developing world, while still addressing the concerns of climate change.

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Supreme Court returns to orthodox interpretation of liquidated damages clauses

The UK Supreme Court has today handed down a significant decision on the interpretation of liquidated damages clauses. Watson Farley & Williams acted for the successful party, PTT Public Company Limited.

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Sexual harassment in the workplace – new employer obligations

The UK Government recently published its response to its consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace and intends to introduce new legislation “as soon as parliamentary time allows”. At this stage, it is unclear from the Government’s Response exactly how any changes in legislation will affect current employer obligations, but employers may need to take further active steps to prevent sexual harassment.

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Preferred stock in the shipping sector

This article explores the increasing trend for private equity investments in the shipping sector to take the form of preferred stock in either publicly listed or private companies, rather than through establishing a joint venture with an established shipowner.

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Aviation Q&A – 20 things to think about for aviation deals in France

This short Q&A references 20 key points to think about on aviation deals in France describing practical things aircraft lessors and financiers need to be aware of in relation to their operations in France and/or with French lessors.

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