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22 July 2014
On 16 July 2014 the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") expanded the Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia and others alleged to be involved in the situation in Ukraine. In addition, on 18 July 2014 the EU published...
Australian carbon tax repeal will force energy companies to prove savings are being passed on to customers
17 July 2014
After a flurry of last minute negotiations and amendments in the Australian Senate to obtain the necessary votes, the Coalition Government has achieved its election promise of repealing Australia’s “carbon tax” legislation. Electricity and...
15 July 2014
9 July 2014
Foreign investment in Australia is governed by a complex combination of law and policy. Inbound investments by foreign persons in Australian businesses and assets over stipulated thresholds will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine whether the transaction...
Clifford Chance advises Kasikornbank on solar rooftop financings Landmark financing paves the way for greater use of sustainable energy
7 July 2014
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Kasikornbank on the financing of four solar PV rooftop projects developed by Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited, the first such financings in Thailand. The projects are owned by WHA Corporation Public...
4 July 2014
The recently issued decree law No. 91 of 24 June 2014 proposing measures to foster the economy in Italy (the "Decree") includes provisions affecting payment of incentives to producers of solar energy. Key issues: - Extension of the length of the...
2 July 2014
Welcome to our monthly update on Australian energy and resources-related legal developments. This month, the Australian Government continued to actively pursue its climate change policy reform agenda, while significant legislative reforms for the entire resources...
El Gobierno termina la reforma de las renovables con la Orden IET/1045/2014, de 16 de junio, por la que se aprueban los parámetros retributivos de las instalaciones tipo existentes
23 June 2014
Contenidos Objeto y ámbito de aplicación de la Orden de parámetros Aspectos retributivos aplicables a las instalaciones incluidas en el ámbito de aplicación de la Orden de parámetros Vida útil...
The Government concludes the renewable energy reform with Order IET/1045/2014, of 16 June, approving the remuneration parameters for the existing standard installations
23 June 2014
Content Object and scope of the Parameters Order Remuneration aspects applicable to the installations included within the scope of the Parameters Order Regulated useful life Assignation of IT by default Impact by technology Appeals...
11 June 2014
The last few years have seen a turbulent time for the renewable energy sector. 2014 figures show that global investment in renewables fell in 2012 for the first time since 2009. Continuing global economic problems and uncertainty over renewable policy frameworks...