Attention should be paid to the newly published guideline of the tax authorities on the German tonnage tax regime which provides further clarifications on related aspects (subject to final and pending court decisions).
The EU Critical Raw Materials Act – vital legislation to secure sustainable supply chains5 July 2023
Proposed legislation is underway to secure the EU’s future self-reliance in mining, processing and recycling critical materials. What does this mean for future mining projects?
On 23 March 2023, we published part two of ‘The Sustainability Imperative’. One of the key findings in the follow-up report is that shipowners have become more collaborative. In 2021, two-thirds said they would like to form partnerships to pursue innovation. Now, 56% are already in an ESG-linked tie-up.
Drawing on a series of in-depth interviews and a global survey of circa 500 senior industry leaders, our follow-up report examines the shipping world’s views on ESG and what actions it is taking as a result.
Watson Farley & Williams has advised French independent asset management company RGREEN INVEST on a €250m investment in independent Israeli renewable energy producer Econergy to enhance their strategic cooperation.
Watson Farley & Williams has advised PNE Group on the formation of its joint venture with Sweden’s Eolus Group for the development of an offshore wind firm off Latvia’s western coast.
Watson Farley & Williams has advised Iberdrola Renovables Italia S.p.A. on the preparation and negotiation of an investment agreement, including related services and shareholder agreements, to establish iCube Renewables, a joint venture with Innovo Group S.r.l., for the development of renewable energy projects in Italy including photovoltaic plants, wind farms and battery storage facilities.
2021 Annual Competition Law: amendments to Italian antitrust and consumer protection law21 October 2022
The 2021 Annual Competition Law, which recently came into force, introduces significant amendments to the Italian legislation concerning antitrust and abuse of economic dependence.
The new rules on the procedure for the exercise of special powers: the instrument of pre-notification18 October 2022
Read our latest article analysing the Prime Ministerial Decree No. 133 of 2022, which entered into force on 24 September 2022.
Watson Farley & Williams has advised the founders of energy service provider NWG Power regarding their e-charging joint venture with Shell Recharge Solutions, who have invested in NWG spin-off NWG Charging, which specialises in operating private charging infrastructure.