World Law Group’s global Energy, Mining & CleanTech Group is made up of lawyers from member firms in leading extraction and processing economies. Group members are legal professionals working in one or more of:
- Traditional energies such as oil, gas and coal, along with mid-stream infrastructure such as pipelines, LNG facilities and refineries, electricity generation and distribution, including nuclear;
- Newer energy sources including shale gas;
- Mining exploration, project development and production;
- CleanTech and renewable energies, including biofuels, wind, solar, etc. (including project financing and tax incentive programs) and climate-change related topics such as emissions trading.
In addition to working together on M&A, asset acquisition and divestitures, project development and financing, regulatory and other matters for leading energy and mining players worldwide, members of the Group meet regularly at major industry events and during the WLG’s own members’ meetings where they discuss new developments and share experiences resolving client challenges worldwide.
Contracts between private companies have already been closed for a total of 103,586.6 MWh. There are 49 projects for a total of 1164.4 megawatts assigned with dispatch priority, according to the criteria established by Res. MEyM No. 281/17 and by the Disp. SSER No. 1/2018. Of these, to date there are seven renewable ventures for 194.85 megawatts that already generate clean energy and are willing to enter into PPA supply contracts with MEM Large Users.
RBI has, pursuant to the circular dated March 13, 2019, introduced changes and rationalised the extant framework for trade credits (‘TC’), with effect from the date of the circular. Some of the key additions and amendments introduced by the circular are set out here.
On 28 February 2019 Danish Minister for Justice, Søren Pape announced to the Danish Foreign Affairs Committee that the government has appointed an interdepartmental working committee to investigate the possibility of national screening of foreign direct investment and other financial activities.