Nyheder 2015

2015

Ændringer til undergrundsloven: beredskabsplaner og andre ændringer

4. januar 2016. Vi har udarbejdet den anden briefing (på engelsk) om en række af de ændringer der blev indført i undergrundsloven i 2015. I denne gennemgår vi de nye regler om beredskabsplaner, godkendelse af boringer, VVM samt andre ændringer. Se artiklen her: Changes to DK Subsoil Act – Preparedness plans and other changes.

SOLVENS II

21. december 2015. Med virkning fra 1 januar 2016 implementeres reglerne i Solvens II og Omnibus direktiverne i dansk ret. Ved reglerne opdeles forsikringsselskaberne i 2 grupper henholdsvis Gruppe 1 og Gruppe 2 selskaber. Gruppe 1 selskaber skal opfylde det omfattende regelsæt om kapital-­, og solvenskrav mv. som følger af Solvens II direktivet mv. Solvens II pdf

Sø- og transportretsseminar i Nuuk – 13. januar 2016

18. december 2015. Royal Arctic Line A/S afholder sammen med Willis Forsikringsmæglere, Windahl Sandroos & Co Advokater samt Nuna Advokater, et dagsseminar for alle interesserede. Målgruppen vil være transportkøbere, speditører, flyttefirmaer, advokater, forsikringsmedarbejdere, logistikmedarbejdere, besigtigelseseksperter mm. Sø- og transportretsseminar 13 januar 2016

Time for a “facelift” – new time charter party (NYPE 2015).

13. december 2015. BIMCO has recently issued a major revision of the New York Produce Exchange time charter (NYPE) which was last revised in 1993. Key changes.

SKAT´s særlov – forældelsesfrist på 9 år

11. december 2015. Den 12. november 2015 vedtog Folketinget, at sætte den 3 årige forældelse ud af kraft for gæld til det offentlige. Advokat Jens Peter Fabricius tager i det følgende et kritisk blik på loven, der medfører ulige konkurrence mellem offentlige og private kreditorer. SKATs særlov.

Ny Højesterets dom om entreprenørgaranti

2. december 2015. Højesteret har netop fastslået, at en entreprenørs sikkerhedsstillelse i henhold til AB 92 § 6 også omfatter tilbagebetalingskrav som følge af betaling ud over den aftalte entreprisesum, uanset sådan for meget udbetaling skyldes den sikredes uagtsomhed. Læs artiklen her: HR – Dom af 30. november 2015

Halvdagskursus i offshorekontrakter 11. december 2015

27. november 2015. Advokat Bo Sandroos underviser på kurset: “Offshorekontrakter – faldgruber og advokatens rolle”, der er en intensiv gennemgang af de mest kritiske dele af typiske offshorekontrakter. Tilmelding kan ske her: Kursus i offshorekontrakter.

Bedre muligheder for kreditorer, inkassovirksomheder og andre der driver international handel

26. november 2015. Stemmer danskerne ”ja” den 3. december 2015, bliver kreditorers og inkassovirksomheders muligheder for at inddrive krav på tværs af landegrænser forbedret. Herved forbedres det kommercielle grundlag for virksomheder der driver international handel, herunder forsikrings- og transportvirksomheder. Windahl Sandroos & Co. giver et kort overblik over særligt relevante retsakter. Få overblikket her: Nyhed 26-11-2015.

No proof of damage during transport irrespective of CMR consignment note

18. november 2015: A seller recently submitted a claim against two carriers for damage caused to two steel tanks during carriage, arguing that as no reservations regarding the condition of the tanks had been inserted in the consignment note, it should be presumed that the damage had been caused while the tanks were in the custody of the carriers. However, the court found the carriers free of any liability, as it had not been proven that the damage had been caused during carriage. ILO 18 November 2015.

Ændringer til undergrundsloven: teknisk og finansiel kapacitet

12. november 2015. Vi har udarbejdet en briefing (på engelsk) om en række af de ændringer der er indført i undersgrundsloven i 2015. I denne første artikel  af flere gennemgår vi de nye regler om teknisk og finansiel kapacitet, forsikring og sikkerhedsstillelse samt opdeling af licenser. Se artiklen her: Technical and Financial Capacity.

Ikke bevist, at skade var opstået under transport, uanset, at der var udstedt CMR-fragtbrev uden forbehold

2. november 2015. Sø- og Handelsrettens tilkendegivelse i sag H-39-14.

Mining Law: Sandroos Contributor to 2016 International Guide

26 August 2015. Sandroos law firm has worked on several assignments relating to mining in Greenland and have contributed to the International Comparative Legal Guides in mining law for 2016. Please see the chapter here: ICLG Mining Law 2016 – Greenland (article appeared in the 2016 edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mining Law; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London).

Course: “Offshorekontrakter – faldgruber og advokatens rolle”, 11 December 2015

18 August 2015. Bo Sandroos, attorney-at-law, will facilitate the course (in Danish) on challenges in offshore contracts and the role of the legal advisor, in Copenhagen on 11 December 2015. Please see the course invitation here: Offshorekontrakter – faldgruber og advokatens rolle.

Course: “Nyheder i energiretten”, 6 November 2015

18 August 2015. Bo Sandroos, attorney-at-law, will facilitate the course (in Danish) on news in Danish energy law with a focus on oil and gas, offshore wind and geothermal energy, in Copenhagen on 6 November 2015. Please see the course invitation here: Nyheder i energiretten.

“Danish Maritime Days” – workshop on “Shipping, Offshore and Insurance – Interplays 2015″, Copenhagen 6 October 2015

18 August 2015. Sandroos law firm is the host and organizer of a three-hour interactive workshop on the interplay between shipping, offshore and insurance on 6 October 2015. Specialists will join from the shipping and insurance industries, and a case will illustrate challenges in offshore operations. Please see the invitation here:  Sandroos – Danish Maritime Days.

Seminars: “Liability and Risk in Offshore Contracts” – Esbjerg 15 September 2015, and Copenhagen 22 September 2015.

17 July 2015. Sandroos advokatfirma invites to a workshop regarding offshore contracts in collaboration with Maersk Oil, Welltec and Esbjerg Business Development, and Oil Gas Denmark, respectively. Please see the invitations here: Seminar Esbjerg 15 September 2015 , and Seminar Copenhagen 22 September 2015. Both seminars will be held in Danish.

“Fit for Purpose” – Court of appeal clarifies the standard in the UK

7 May 2015. In the case of MTH vs. EON the UK court of appeal has rendered a decision. We have prepared a short briefing note on the conclusions (in Danish), which can be read here: Court of Appeal giver MTH medhold.

Our book on oil, gas and mining in Greenland can now be ordered

27 March 2015. “The Greenland Mineral Resources Act – the Law and Practice of Oil, Gas and Mining in Greenland” can now be ordered at DJ˜F Publishing. The 650 page book is available 10 April 2015 and will equip executives, investors and legal advisors to understand Greenland’s rules and regulations on resource exploration and exploitation. Please see details here: Law and Practice of Oil, Gas and Mining in Greenland – ordering details.

Proposal for Amendments to the Danish Subsoil Act

26 March 2015. A number of changes to the Danish Subsoil Act are on the way in Danish Parliament. Please see a briefing note containing an overview of the proposed changes here: Proposed amendments to the Danish Subsoil Act.

Status of our office on the harbour in Esbjerg – a very good decision

17 March 2015. In this little briefing note in Danish we give a status of our office in Esbjerg after some 3 1/2 months of operation. The decision to expand our operations with a physical presence in Esbjerg was a very good decision. Read more here:  Status på vores kontor i Esbjerg – en god beslutning.

Mining Law: Sandroos Contributor to 2015 International Guide

19 January 2015. Sandroos law firm has worked on several assignments relating to mining in Greenland and have contributed to the International Comparative Legal Guides in mining law. Please see the chapter here: ICLG Mining 2015 – Greenland Chapter.

Sandroos Contributor to the 2015 International Comparative Legal Guides in Oil and Gas

16 January 2015. Bo Sandroos and Camilla Nymann Jørgensen have contributed to the Denmark and Greenland chapters on oil and gas regulations. Please read the Danish chapter here: ICLG Oil & Gas – Chapter 16, Denmark, and the Greenland chapter here: ICLG Oil & Gas – Chapter 21, Greenland.

Strategic Assignment awarded by the Danish Energy Agency

14 January 2015. Sandroos law firm has been awarded a contract by the Danish Energy Agency to establish a guarantee fund for geothermal drilling in Denmark. This strategic assignment will be completed before 1 March 2015 and secures DKK 60 mill. for risk mitigation in geothermal projects. Read more here: Strategic assignment awarded by the DEA.

New book: “The Law and Practice of Oil, Gas and Mining in Greenland”

8 January 2015. A new book on oil and gas and mining in Greenland, written by Bo Sandroos, will be published by DJ˜F Publishing on 15 March 2015. The book, in English, is the first publication to cover all rules and regulations governing oil, gas and mining in Greenland, updated as per December 2014. Please read more here: The Law and Practice of Oil, Gas and Mining in Greenland.

Changes to the Danish Offshore Safety Act adopted on 18 December 2014

6 January 2015. We have previously reported on changes to the Danish Offshore Safety Act. These changes have now been formally adopted in the Danish parliament. Read our briefing note here: Changes to Offshore Safety Act adopted on 18 December 2014.