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Norton Rose Fulbright: 10 Things To Know About The New EU Guidance On State Funding In The Energy Sector
Posted on 13 May 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Introduction On 9 April, the European Commission adopted a new set of guidelines: the “Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and energy – 2014-2020”. 1 These Guidelines are intended to assist the EU Member States to... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: D.C. Circuit Vacates Part Of Conflict Minerals Rule
Posted on 13 May 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Marsha Z. Gerber , Cristina K. Lunders and Christian Menefee On April 14, 2014, a divided panel of the US Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found unconstitutional one part of the disclosure requirements in the Securities and Exchange Commission's... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: UKCS - Offshore Bareboat Chartering – Draft Legislation Published
Posted on 13 May 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

In the Autumn Statement (5 December 2013), one announcement causing surprise and consternation to the UK North Sea oil and gas sector ( UKCS ) was that a ring fence was to be introduced in relation to certain UKCS profits made by an oil contractor, and... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: SEC Issues New Conflict Minerals Guidance Post NAM
Posted on 13 May 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Marsha Z. Gerber , Cristina K. Lunders and Christian Menefee On April 29, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC" or the "Commission") issued additional guidance (“April 29 Guidance”) on the Conflict... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: Mexico’s Realization of a Re-Energized Industry
Posted on 28 Feb 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Lauren Brogdon , Tessa Cabello ;and Ariel Cue In late December 2013, the Mexican government, under President Peña Nieto, promulgated a Decree (the "Decree") amending the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States (the "Constitution"... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: Commerce Announces Russian Oil Industry Export Controls
Posted on 7 Aug 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Stephen M. McNabb , Stefan Reisinger , Kimberly Hope Caine and Gwen S. Green On August 1, 2014, the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") issued a final rule imposing a licensing requirement for the export... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: 10 Things to Know About EU Antitrust Enforcement and Regulation in the Energy Sector
Posted on 11 Feb 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Key industry sectors Energy Introduction EU antitrust rules apply to energy companies/projects both in and outside the EU EU regulatory regime applies in parallel to antitrust rules Access to infrastructure EU merger review... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: Iran Nuclear Deal To Take Effect January 20, 2014
Posted on 17 Jan 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Deal provides Iran limited relief from sanctions By Stephen M. McNabb , Stefan Reisinger and Gwen S. Green On January 20, 2014, the Joint Plan of Action reached between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council (United States... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright: U.S. Proposes Stringent Standards For Rail Transport Of Flammable Liquids
Posted on 7 Aug 2014 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Eva Fromm O'Brien , Bob Greenslade , Jennifer Blair Caplan , Alan Harvie and Jean Piette On July 23, 2014, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration ("PHMSA"), an agency within the US Department of Transportation ... Read More