Welcome to the fourth edition of In-Short. In this issue we look
at how Brexit could impact trade over the coming years, the
potential of India as a future trading hub and what investment is
required to re-invigorate Iran's oil and gas industry. We also
explain what to consider when embarking on an internal
investigation as the commodities markets continue to grapple with
profound regulatory changes.
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of the articles below.
Brexit: the way forward for trade
As the country, and indeed the World, reacts to the UK's
vote to leave the EU, it is important to take stock and contemplate
the UK's future as an international trading nation. We look at
how Brexit could impact trade over the coming years.
Internal investigations: how to protect your business
Internal investigations are becoming an increasingly important
risk management tool and help in establishing potential risks to
companies. We discuss what you should consider when undertaking an
How India is encouraging foreign investment
India's economy is gaining momentum. Recent changes to the
regulatory environment have been designed to give investors greater
confidence. We look at how these recent changes should help those
looking to do business in India.
Iran's Upstream Comeback
The recent price slump has radically changed the investment
landscape for oil companies. With no intention to halt production
and weak economic growth, how will the Iranian Petroleum
Contract govern future foreign investment?
Legal implications for the offshore storage of oil
Floating Storage Units are becoming increasingly popular as a
result of the increasing shortage of on-land storage availability.
We look at the legal and regulatory risks you need to be aware of
when using these vessels.
Charterparty delays: who takes the risk?
Is there a general rule recognised in English law that helps
determine the allocation of risk for delays and other losses
between shipowners and charterers under charterparties? We
investigate the English Supreme Court's recent decision in
'The Global Santosh'.
On 16 March 2017, the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017 gave the Prime Minister the power to trigger the Brexit process by giving notice under Article 50(2) of the UK's intention to leave the EU.
With the dawning of a new age, that of the separation of the UK from the EU and all that it entails, British businesses that depend on the European market must find ways of maintaining a foothold in Europe.
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