Mondaq Asia Pacific: Energy and Natural Resources
Clayton Utz
A new ACT Bill gives effect to the recent policies on greenhouse gas emission reduction and renewable energy targets.
Clayton Utz
The EITI is a global standard that aims to promote open, accountable and inclusive management of natural resources.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
China's climate change objectives under the Paris Agreement will require it to invest a massive amount of capital into growing its domestic renewable energy generation, as well as invest in other emissions-reducing efforts.
Dentons
China's primary legislation on chemical substances, Provisions on the Environmental Administration of New Chemical Substances (Order No. 17)(Provisions), came into effect on October 15, 2003...
Dentons
The 2016 Guidelines reiterate that any new chemicals not already listed in the Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances Produced or Imported in China are subject to a notification requirement, irrespective of annual tonnage.
Foley & Lardner
After years of deliberation and industry anticipation, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology ("MIIT") promulgated the "RoHS 2" regulation on January 21, 2016.
Foley & Lardner
After years of deliberation and industry anticipation, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology ("MIIT") promulgated the "RoHS 2" regulation on January 21, 2016.
Clyde & Co
China is the world's biggest generator and consumer of energy. Coal and hydroelectricity continue to be the primary sources for the generation of the country's energy needs, making up 63% and 22% respectively.
Khaitan & Co
This article provides a critique of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India's landmark judgment dated 4 April 2016, its impact on the unsettled positions in mining laws and implications on the anguished mining industry.
Khaitan & Co
The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 (2016 Amendment) received Presidential assent on 6 May 2016. The 2016 Amendment brings about 2 significant changes:
LexCounsel Law Offices
HELP – the Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy, was approved by the Union Cabinet, Government of India on March 10, 2016.
Khaitan & Co
The Court in this Judgment has exhaustively addressed the issue of legitimacy of claims raised by the mining leaseholders to recommence mining operations...
Khaitan & Co
The judgment dated 7 April 2016 delivered by the Hon'ble Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) set aside two (2) separate orders dated 21 February 2016.
Trilegal
A new tariff has been announced for wind power projects in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The control period for this new tariff commences on 1 April 2016 and ends on 31 March 2019.
LexCounsel Law Offices
On 24 February 2016, the World Trade Organization issued the panel report in the case brought by the United States regarding "India – Certain Measures Relating to Solar Cells and Solar Modules".
LexCounsel Law Offices
Tariffs for solar power have been falling steadily since 2010 when the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission ("JNNSM") was launched.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana ("UDAY"), a scheme for the financial turnaround of power distribution companies ("Discoms"), was approved by the Cabinet on November 5, 2015...
Oentoeng Suria & Partners
The Indonesian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources ("Minister of Energy") has issued the much anticipated regulation on the expiry of Indonesian Production Sharing Contracts ("PSCs").
Makarim & Taira S.
The licenses delegated under Regulation 23/2015 cover, among other things, the issuance of: (i) business licenses, (ii) recommendations, (iii) approvals and (iv) other types of licenses ("Delegated Licenses")...
Baker & McKenzie - Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
PR 4/2016 touches on a very broad range of issues affecting power project development in Indonesia.
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LexCounsel Law Offices
The Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana ("UDAY"), a scheme for the financial turnaround of power distribution companies ("Discoms"), was approved by the Cabinet on November 5, 2015...
Clayton Utz
MOLA will further amend the restricted land regime and the revised overlapping tenure (coal and coal seam gas) framework.
Duane Morris LLP
For the past few years, Vietnam has made the transition from a predominantly agricultural to a mixed economy with substantial development of commercial and industrial activities.
Duane Morris LLP
We highly appreciate the Government's efforts to integrate into the world's economy, in particular it is worth mentioning the recent conclusion of important trade pacts...
Holding Redlich
This newsletter has links to recent media releases, reports, and cases relating to planning & environment in Australia.
Khaitan & Co
The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016 (2016 Amendment) received Presidential assent on 6 May 2016. The 2016 Amendment brings about 2 significant changes:
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The announcement of the LMEShield initiative arrives off the back of a number of other Asia focused developments for the LME.
Clayton Utz
These reforms are largely targeted at reducing the cost of the capacity component of the Wholesale Electricity Market.
White & Case
This article provides a brief overview on some of the key issues and considerations that will need to be analysed by foreign sponsors looking to develop petrochemical projects in newly emerging markets.
Orrick
Procedures began in April 2016 for the long awaited listing of the first infrastructure fund on the Tokyo Stock Exchange targeted at investments in renewable energy plants...
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