Disputes arising from oil price decline
01 April 2015
The decline in oil prices has severely impacted on oil and gas companies around the world creating fertile ground for disputes. Ashurst partner Ronnie King, consulting editor to Dispute Resolution in the Energy Sector, flags the likely issues.
Success, not succession, is the first order of business in family enterprises
30 March 2015
Richard L Narva
This is the third post in the series of posts timed to coincide with the publication of the new title on Family Enterprises: How to Build Growth, Family Control and Family Harmony, published by Globe Law and Business. Richard L Narva is founder of Narva & Company.
Protecting against licensor insolvency
24 March 2015
Corporate partner Rhys Llewellyn at Harbottle & Lewis LLP explores the impact of insolvency on IP licence arrangements.
Challenging family enterprise governance: resigning versus resignation
17 March 2015
Richard L Narva
This is the second in a series of posts on family enterprises by Richard L Narva, the founder of Narva & Company and consulting editor of the Globe Law and Business title just published: Family Enterprises: How to Build Growth, Family Control and Family Control.
Should we have a family office?
13 March 2015
Barbara R Hauser
Barbara R Hauser is an advisory editor of the new Globe Law and Business title, Family Offices: The STEP Handbook for Advisers, publishing later this month.
An unhappy New Year for the UK shale revolution
04 February 2015
After a tumultuous few weeks for shale, energy policy researcher Joseph Dutton from the University of Exeter talks about where the industry now stands.
Will plunging oil prices increase energy M&A?
13 January 2015
Nicholas Antonas and Hannah Marshall at Akin Gump blog on the shocking fall in oil prices and the implications for energy M&A.
Norwegian bonds: a welcome liquidity source for E&P companies
09 January 2015
Ashurst partner Huw Thomas explores the Norwegian bond market as an additional source of financing for E&P companies in the oil and gas industry.
Actavis v Eli Lilly: a commentary
22 December 2014
Paul England, a specialist in life science patent litigation at Taylor Wessing, provides commentary on the landmark win for Actavis paving the way for cross-border declarations of patent non-infringement.