Colorado Privacy Act: US Consumer Data Privacy Framework Continues Expansion
Increasing cooperation between global PE players is pushing up price tags
A brightening macroeconomic outlook and supportive deal environment helped push second-quarter value to a new record.
Microgrids are an increasingly attractive means to provide reliable electricity, generated on-site, customized for the needs of the individual location and sensitive to the environment.
The commissioning and startup phase of any energy project—liquefied natural gas, power, renewables, petrochemical—represents an important, and potentially perilous, transitional period during the construction process.
With the threat of increased insolvencies as an effect of the COVID-19 pandemic remaining very real, the construction sector needs to be aware of the impact of changes to insolvency laws.
In 2020, the UK courts heard two significant cases with an impact on the way construction contracts and subcontracts are drawn up and carried out, affecting employers, contractors and subcontractors to major projects.
Investment in infrastructure in Africa has soared in recent years, and construction activity has risen with it.
Urban environments are in the middle of a revolution. The powers of technology and data are being harnessed to make cities safer, more efficient and more sustainable.
COVID-19 has had a significant effect on construction projects around the world, delaying work and forcing many parties to go back to their contracts and examine whether there is scope for a claim, and Saudi Arabia was no exception.
Where large projects exist, disputes will often arise. The Indian construction sector is no exception, but the lack of a standard form contract and the option of several forms of dispute resolution means that resolving disputes can be complex.
Delays in construction projects are common and even more so at the moment, and so the question of ensuring that there is a mechanism for the prompt payment of damages in the event of a contractual breach is arguably now more important than ever.
The past few years have seen a shift in the way contracts for construction projects in Russia have been drawn up and scrutinized in response to growing awareness of risk.
Three pillars are at the heart of global efforts to boost sustainability and make our built environment cleaner, greener and more socially responsible: construction, energy and technology. These three industries have come to be intricately connected in an era of transformation on a scale never seen before.
With its huge mineral potential, Africa is likely to see a number of mining projects move from exploration and feasibility to construction. But mining is an inherently risky business, and finding the most appropriate procurement and contractual framework is key to ensuring that projects developed on the continent are delivered on time, on budget and to the relevant quality and purpose requirements.
Increased battery storage capacity can and is being encouraged in order to facilitate the move towards the decarbonisation of electricity generation and can contribute to greater resilience and efficiency of integrated grids. It can also provide solutions for local and off-grid users of electricity, but nevertheless there are still a number of barriers to widespread adoption.
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The legacy of the Bribery Act: Beyond bribery and towards a wider 'failure to prevent' offence
As President Biden and other G7 leaders expressed a shared vision for global infrastructure development, Africa has been a major focus of the U.S. development finance and export credit agencies.
Steel is essential to every aspect of modern life, yet its future finds itself centre stage in the climate change debate. Can advances in green steel technologies, fuelled by innovative investments from miners and steel producers, become an age-defining development in the energy transition?
Oil & gas majors, foreign investors and global infrastructure funds, and US utilities are likely to be the most active in the segment
To meet project goals, proponents must understand rules related to the environment, species and habitats, and visual and noise impacts
Government incentives are making it easier to finance offshore wind projects, and developers are taking lessons from Europe to manage costs and risk, and attract investors
How market design, regulation and financing will shape the future of offshore wind