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High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in En­ergy in Brazil

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Luis Felipe Arze, LL.M
01/08/2017
LATAM Quarterly En­ergy Up­date Au­gust 2017
20/05/2019
Brazil: ANP res­ol­u­tion seeks to en­cour­age trans­fers of oil fields...
On 16 May 2019, the ANP pub­lished Res­ol­u­tion Nº 785 (Res­ol­u­tion) in­tro­du­cing new rules aimed at pro­mot­ing the trans­fer of in­terests in oil and gas fields and re­serve based lend­ing. This is an im­port­ant de­vel­op­ment in cre­at­ing a more li­quid and di­verse mar­ket.
22/05/2017
CMS Lat­in Amer­ica - Cor­por­ate/M&A, En­ergy, Min­ing &...
18/04/2019
BARE­CON - The Im­port­ance of Class
In the re­cent case of Sil­ver­burn Ship­ping (IoM) Ltd -v- Ark Ship­ping Com­pany LLC [2019] EWHC 376 (Comm), the High Court ruled that an ob­lig­a­tion in a charter­party to keep a ves­sel in class is both an ab­so­lute ob­lig­a­tion and a con­di­tion.
Carlos Hamann
25/04/2017
Lat­in Amer­ica Quarterly En­ergy Up­date April 2017
15/03/2019
Law sides with cli­mate change against coal
Min­ing com­pany, Gloucester Re­sources Lim­ited (GRL), ap­pealed to the Land and En­vir­on­ment Court of New South Wales, Aus­tralia, against a min­is­teri­al de­cision to re­ject its ap­plic­a­tion to de­vel­op and op­er­ate an open cut coal mine, Rocky Hill, near Gloucester,.
20/04/2017
CMS in Lat­in Amer­ica En­ergy, Min­ing & Pro­jects
14/03/2019
Ship­ping and car­bon: EU and IMO sys­tems to align
On 4 Feb­ru­ary 2019 the European Com­mis­sion (EC) tabled a pro­pos­al con­cern­ing the amend­ment of Reg­u­la­tion (EU) 2015/757 on the mon­it­or­ing, re­port­ing and veri­fic­a­tion of car­bon di­ox­ide emis­sions from mari­time trans­port (the “EU MRV Reg­u­la­tion”).
May 2018
CMS Brazil Mar­ket Entry Guide
13/03/2019
Oil & Gas: Rem­edy gran­ted against agent for cor­rup­tion in win­ning...
In HPOR Ser­vi­cos de Con­sultor­ia Ltda v Ocean Rig UDW Inc. and An­oth­er Com­pany [2018] EWHC 3451 (Comm), the Com­mer­cial Court was asked to deal with the con­sequences of, non-dis­clos­ure of, past cor­rup­tion by an agent in re­la­tion to sub­sequent con­tracts to act.
February 2017
Lat­in Amer­ica Quarterly En­ergy Up­date Feb­ru­ary 2017
13/03/2019
Con­nec­ted Fu­ture - En­ergy Stor­age
It is re­cog­nised that flex­ib­il­ity in the elec­tri­city sys­tem will be­come in­creas­ingly valu­able in the com­ing years as the wider en­ergy trans­ition, in­clud­ing the great­er pen­et­ra­tion of in­ter­mit­tent, dis­trib­uted gen­er­a­tion and more pro­act­ive con­sumers, across.