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Africa presents an exciting prospect for investment in renewable energy. Hear the views of investors, developers and manufacturers on the challenges and opportunities for renewable energy in Africa in our report.
Typically, gas price is linked to oil price. Gas contracts are long term (20 years) with a flexible price based on a renegotiation. Since the price of oil plummeted it might mean that the price needs to be renegotiated. It is also arguably cheaper to buy LNG on the spot market.
On Monday, 20 April, oil prices turned negative for the first time in history. This article provides an explanation for the price plummet and an overview of the key considerations.
In light of the rapid spread of COVID-19 and subsequent impact on businesses' supply chains, the Government has issued new guidance advising businesses that they will need to consider how changes to their operating model and fluctuations in demand during the pandemic may lead to new or increased risks of human trafficking or labour exploitation. This article looks at the Government's advice in more detail.
This note considers the effect of COVID-19 on contractual relationships with a focus on force majeure and the doctrine of imprévision (unpredictability) under French law.
Jonathan Moss, head of marine and trade at DWF, comments on the impact that the ensuing Middle Eastern crisis is having on the insurance market.
Our international energy team comprises of more than 100 specialists across four continents. It draws together our in-depth knowledge and experience of the sector to deliver excellent legal advice in a commercial context.