Category: August 2010

Introduction

Welcome to the August 2010 edition of Focus. We are enjoying a busy summer at Trinity, working on existing and new transactions in various emerging markets. We are working on three transactions in Ghana and are approaching the closing of a 340MW power plant. We hope it will be a milestone transaction in terms of… Read more »

The UK Bribery Act

by Guy Jolly Introduction On 20th July 2010 the Ministry of Justice issued a press release on the Bribery Act 2010 (the “Bribery Act“) stating that the Bribery Act would come into force in April 2011. The Bribery Act is aimed at reinforcing the reputation of the United Kingdom as one of the least corrupt… Read more »

Legalese: July 2010 Duty of care owed to beneficial owners of property

Introduction In the case of Shell UK Ltd v Total UK Limited and Othersand Total UK Ltd v Chevron Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 180, the English Court of Appeal (the "Court of Appeal") recently considered the duty of care owed to beneficial owners of property. In particular, the Court of Appeal addressed the issue of… Read more »