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The Business and Property Courts of England and Wales in the case of Seadrill Ghana Limited v Tullow Ghana Limited[1]has rejected a force majeure defence advanced by Tullow in response to an unlawful termination of contract claim by Seadrill.  The...

The mining industry comprises a number of players including mine support service providers. Mine support service providers provide support services to mineral right holders, including drilling and blasting services as well as the supply of mining...

Last weekend’s judgment in the “Dispute concerning delimitation of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean” by the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (“ITLOS”) is bound to enjoy the spotlight and court both public and media attention at least for the next couple of days, and it should! The...

On 23rd September 2017, the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) will deliver its judgment in the Dispute Concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean (Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire)[1]. Hearings in respect of the substantive matter commenced on 6 February...

Source:www.azureviral.com Minerals are substances that occur naturally in the Earth’s crust. Minerals therefore form part of the land from which they are exploited. Legally, land includes not only the soil, but everything attached to it, whether attached by the course of nature as trees, herbage and water, or by the hand of man, as buildings and...