Challenges to Gas Pipeline Infrastructure Additions in the U.S

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) recently revised the standards for natural gas infrastructure project reviews in an overhaul of its approval policies in an Updated Policy Statement on Certification of New Interstate Natural Gas Facilities, issued February 17, 2022. Consistent with the earlier, 1999 Certificate Policy Statement, FERC reaffirmed the need to […]

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IR Global Member Spotlight – Why tireless tax specialist Don Looper spent decades crisscrossing the globe to sign off deals

Donald Looper is a tax lawyer whose practice focuses on project finance, project development, and structuring partnership, corporate, and international transactions. Don’s skills for structuring and managing international business transactions have resulted in his being selected by clients to manage international projects negotiated in 36 foreign countries and across the United States. U.S. clients utilize […]

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The Law Office of Bill Williams joins IR as the exclusive Energy Law Member in US – Virginia

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Bill Williams of The Law Office of Bill Williams. Bill has joined IR as our exclusive Energy Law Member in US – Virginia. Bill’s practice has dealt primarily with the representation of interstate natural gas and crude oil and products pipelines and […]

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Beyond Maui: Groundwater Guidance Still Needed

By Kenneth Reich and Stephen Reich (August 11, 2021) In Hawaii Wildlife Fund v. County of Maui, the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii held on July 15 that the county of Maui’s daily discharges of millions of gallons of wastewater into groundwater wells half a mile from the Pacific Ocean were the […]

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Notes On Law Decree No. 77 Of July 31, 2021 Of The Italian Government, Enacting The Governance Of The National Recovery And Resilience Plan And Initial Measures To Strengthen Administrative Structures And Speed Up And Streamline Administrative Procedures – So Called “Decreto Semplificazioni Bis” Converted Into Law No. 108 Of July 29, 2021.

Law – Decree no. 77 of May 31, 2021, (hereinafter the “Decree”) converted into Law no. 108 of July 29, 2021, provides for a series of changes with reference to both the simplification of administrative procedures and the Green Economy, whose main ones are outlined here below. • Under Title I of the Decree, amendments […]

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Further Notes On Law Decree No. 76 Of July 16, 2020 Of The Italian Government, Enacting Urgent Measures On Simplification And Digital Innovation – So Called “Decreto Semplificazioni”, Converted Into Law No. 120 Of September 11, 2020

Making reference to the already posted note on the above subject matter, it appears relevant to provide the following further information in relation thereto. Query:➢ does the Law Decree provide the ability for project owners to replace the majority of the solar panels in ground mounted projects keeping their original feed in tariffs? Pursuant to […]

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