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February 2018
Your in­tro­duc­tion to CMS
We are de­lighted to have been awar­ded ‘Re­struc­tur­ing Team of the Year’...
The Acon­cagua Bay – “al­ways ac­cess­ible”
On 26 March 2018 the Com­mer­cial Court ruled, in an ex­tremely suc­cinct de­cision, that a war­ranty in a voy­age charter­party that a berth is “al­ways ac­cess­ible” en­com­passes both entry to and exit from the berth.
February 2018
CMS - Where to find us
Brazil - 4th Pre-Salt Bid Round Fi­nal Tender Pro­tocol Re­leased
Last week the Agên­cia Nacion­al do Pet­róleo, Gás Nat­ur­al e Biocom­bustí­veis (ANP) of Brazil pub­lished the fi­nal tender pro­tocol con­tain­ing the rules and pro­ced­ures, as well as the draft con­tracts, for the 4th bid round un­der the pro­duc­tion shar­ing re­gime, for.
February 2018
CMS - Facts & Fig­ures
Brazil's 15th Oil & Gas Li­cens­ing Round -Off­shore Ex­ceeds Ex­pect­a­tions
Fol­low­ing hot on the heels of three suc­cess­ful bid rounds in 2017, Brazil held its 15th round for oil and gas con­ces­sions on 29 March 2018. This round was ex­pec­ted to be a test of the at­tract­ive­ness of the Brazili­an oil and gas re­gime; fol­low­ing just two days.
Jan 2018
Net­work Shar­ing 3.0
In­fra­struc­ture shar­ing and in­vest­ment 2017
McHardy with­draws in­junc­tion re­quest – Is this a vic­tory for open...
After the with­draw­al of re­quest for in­ter­im in­junc­tion in Co­logne High­er Re­gion­al Cour­ton March 7, can users of open source soft­ware breathe a sigh of re­lief or does this with­draw­al give rise to false hope? When Co­logne Re­gion­al Court is­sued an in­junc­tion in.
Dec 2017
CMS Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment Tool­box of Rem­ed­ies
Tool­box of rem­ed­ies in pub­lic award pro­ced­ures avail­able...
Open Source Com­pli­ance
Open source com­pli­ance fail­ures can pose a ser­i­ous threat to af­fected com­pan­ies. Here is an over­view. After the first open source li­cense was en­forced by a Ger­man court in 2004, there is no longer any doubt about their valid­ity.
Trans­par­ency Re­gister
Over­view of For­eign Re­port­ing Re­quire­ments
We have launched a free on­line Data Law Nav­ig­at­or, de­signed to give...
Oil & Gas: JOAs, budget over­runs and op­er­at­or pen­sion de­fi­cits
In Mara­thon Oil UK LLC v Cent­rica Re­sources Lim­ited, TAQA Bratani Lim­ited and TAQA Bratani LNS Lim­ited [2018] EWHC 322 (Comm), the Com­mer­cial Court con­sidered wheth­er an op­er­at­or was en­titled to charge joint ven­ture par­ti­cipants for pen­sion fund short­falls.