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Junior Oilsands Producer Laricina Energy Exits Creditor Protection

Junior oilsands developer Laricina Energy has been granted a final court order from the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, exiting from protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada), Oilweek reported. The company has paid in full all ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/03/2016 - 22:11 - 0 comments

Bahamas Mega-Resort Stands Empty, Casualty of Dispute With Chinese Partners

The uncertain future of Baha Mar, a $3.5 billion mega-resort nearing completion on Nassau’s ... company facilitated a $2.5 billion loan from the Export-Import Bank of China, a state-owned lender with ... The uncertain future of Baha Mar, a $3.5 billion mega-resort nearing completion on Nassau’s white-sand ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/02/2016 - 21:12 - 0 comments

E-Storage Updater 1st Edition

The renewable energy storage industry may still be in its infancy, but it holds immense potential – some estimates suggest that this will be a US$50 billion global industry by 2020. Across our global network, our energy lawyers are seeing more and more i ...

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Investment Funds Welcome Fixes to Trust Loss Restriction Event Rules

Certain investment funds that are trusts may benefit from new proposed legislation that provides relief from potentially harsh tax consequences that extends the tax loss restriction rules to trusts. Finance’s proposals, which were released January 15, 20 ...

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Conyers Dill & Pearman - Bermuda Corporate Practice Group 2015 Year in Review

2015 was another active year for the Conyers Bermuda corporate practice. Our workflow paralleled trends in the global markets, which were characterised by a buoyant M&A sector and a skittish capital markets environment. Our continued ability to win m ...

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Pensions briefing | Data protection and pensions | January 2016

Trustees of pension schemes should be aware of their data protection obligations. This briefing seeks to remind trustees of the relevant data protection principles, including those relevant to choosing and documenting relationships with administrators, a ...

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Alert: Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Thresholds Announced

The Federal Trade Commission announced revisions to the Hart-Scott-Rodino (“HSR”) Act filing thresholds on January 21, 2016. The HSR Act requires annual adjustment of the thresholds based on the change in the U.S. gross national product. All thresholds w ...

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Conyers Dill & Pearman - Offshore Case Digest: Issue No. 10 - Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands

The Offshore Case Digest offers readers a high level summary of the major commercial cases decided in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands between March 2015 and June 2015. Our goal is to provide a useful reference tool for clients ...

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BVI Business Companies Act changes to affect lenders and borrowers

The latest amendments to the BVI Business Companies Act came into effect on 15 January 2016. These changes have ramifications for both lenders and borrowers. Specifically, the amendments address special instructions to registered agents, liquidation, con ...

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Osler Update: ASC Rules on Conflicting Components of Recapitalization Transactions

traded. The ASC declined the challenge and on January 5, 2016, it released the reasons for its decision. ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 02/01/2016 - 10:22 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

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