In our ninth year of writing and publishing this book the most pressing global concerns have revolved around the covid-19 pandemic. Accordingly, many of our contributing authors have emphasised concerns associated with the effects of the crisis on energy demand and consumption, and delays in the development of infrastructure. Beyond this crisis, we have seen many other significant geopolitical changes that have added uncertainties to global energy policies.
Environmental law is global in its reach. Multinational companies make business plans based on the laws and regulations of the countries in which they are headquartered and have manufacturing facilities as well as the countries in which they distribute and sell their products. This book offers a review, by leading environmental lawyers, of significant environmental laws and issues in their respective countries around the world.
Energy M&A is important in the facilitation of innovation, technological change, growth and access to resources in the energy industry. Effective energy M&A practitioners must address a broad range of legal and other issues that arise in all M&A transactions, as well as issues unique to the energy space. This volume puts down a marker in describing many key energy-related M&A issues. We hope our readers will find this to be a useful resource as they navigate the changing landscape of energy M&A.
International oil and gas law is a fascinating field, sitting at an intersection of law, politics and business. Practitioners in this field must be familiar not only with international norms and practices, but also local legal and regulatory requirements that can vary substantially from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The Oil and Gas Law Review is intended to serve as a starting point for practitioners in gaining an understanding of the key legal requirements in the jurisdictions in which they may be advising clients on transactional and operational matters.
The Mining Law Review is designed to be a practical, business-focused ‘year in review’ analysis of recent changes, developments and their effects, and a look forward at expected trends. The first part of the book is divided into 19 chapters, each dealing with mining in a particular jurisdiction. The second part of the book has three chapters that focus on financing.