Independent 'special shareholder' will guarantee values of part-privatised Green Investment Bank, says government
Independent 'special shareholder' will guarantee values of part-privatised Green Investment Bank, says government04 Feb 2016
Measures designed to ensure that the Green Investment Bank (GIB) will continue to invest only in those projects that meet one of five 'green purposes' even after its part-privatisation have been announced by the UK government.
OPINION: The recently-announced £500 million investment package for Aberdeen will make little difference to the prospects of the North Sea oil and gas industry without cuts to the hefty taxes paid by exploration and production companies.
FOCUS: Sub-Saharan Africa was consistently ranked as one of the most attractive destinations for oilfield services corporate acquisitions in a recent survey - but investors must be prepared for a range of regulatory issues before taking the plunge.
- Changes to water abstraction rules linked to push towards greater sharing of water resources, says expert 29 Jan 2016
- Thames Water fined 'record-breaking' £1 million for pollution offences 06 Jan 2016
- Guide: Transfer of private sewers to water and sewerage undertakers – implications for landowners and developers
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