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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Investors today are increasingly obliged to review the performance of the companies they invest in –not just in terms of financial and market performance but in terms of environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. These "intangible elements" have...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] National Energy Regulator of South Africa(Nersa) is appealing a High Court application that State-owned powerutility Eskom brought against Nersa last year, which states that Nersa exceeded its boundaries regarding the determination on tariff adjustments requested by Eskom. Energy sector...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Regulations concerning environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) globally have made progress in recent years, with legalisation compelling miningcompanies to meet specific ESG targets. However, women-led energy, natural resources and infrastructure law firm LNP Attorneys aims to accelerate the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Following an extensive public consultation process and a significant amount of technical work undertaken by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement that Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act will...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Legal services are often regarded as a grudge purchase; however, it ensures that consulting engineers and mining houses save money in the long term. “When consulting engineers are preparing bids for projects on behalf of mining companies, it becomes...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]From an economic perspective, the Covid-19 pandemic has not affected countries in Africa, apart from South Africa, as much as countries on other continents. In Africa, political dynamics continue to affect the economy much more than the virus, says...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2017, the initial idea of the #MeToo movement was to empathise with, and empower, victims of sexual abuse by shifting experiences of sexual assault and sexual harassment from the private to the public. What followed was unprecedented....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In recognition of the firm’s commitment to changing the status quo, LNP Attorneys has been nominated in the 8th Gender Mainstreaming Awards in the category of Equal Representation and Participation. Finalists were announced in late July, with winners...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]With a history of award-winning experience in the energy, natural resources, and infrastructure sectors, LNP Attorneys has been recognised by various professional bodies and publications for service excellence. Since the firm was founded, it has been awarded by...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Zimbabwe was steadily reforming its renewable energy policies and investment laws. In February 2020 the government of Zimbabwe introduced a progressive investment law, the Zimbabwe Investment Development Agency Act [Chapter14:37], the “ZIDA Act”...