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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

EU Offshore Directive Update – Key Points For The New Safety Case

Ashok Rebello

At two industry briefing sessions this week the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and Department for Energy & Climate Change (DECC) provided the first insight into how the post July 2015 regime might look. We now know what the new Competent Authority will look like and how the complicated transitional arrangements are expected to work in practice.

Competent Authority

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Keep Your Eyes On The Prize

Alasdair Freeman

Is this the ‘watershed’ moment for the UK Oil & Gas Industry? The publication of Sir Ian Wood’s final report on maximising recovery from UKCS resources suggests this is a critical time for both Industry and Government to change the way in which they address the challenges of falling production, increasing costs and ageing operating assets.

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Wanted: “Respectable and Responsible” Burger Flippers

Gary Moffat

Landlords are always keen to protect the value and integrity of their investment properties. Almost all commercial leases contain some wording to ensure that the lease cannot be transferred to another entity (whether an individual or a company) without some safeguards built in. This ensures that any new tenant is going to be of sufficient substance to properly look after the landlord’s investment.

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