Author Archives: Nigel Bankes

About Nigel Bankes

B.A., M.A. (Cantab.), LL.M. (UBC). Professor. Chair of Natural Resources Law. Member of the Alberta Bar. Please click here for more information.

Stewart Estate: Finalizing The Judgment Roll and Costs

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Stewart Estate: Finalizing the Judgment Roll and Costs Decisions commented on: Stewart Estate v TAQA North Ltd, 2016 ABCA 143 and Stewart Estate v TAQA North Ltd, 2016 ABCA 144 The Court of Appeal handed down … Continue reading

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The Annex VII Tribunal in The “Enrica Lexie” Incident Makes New Provisional Measures Order

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version:The Annex VII Tribunal in The “Enrica Lexie” Incident Makes New Provisional Measures Order Decision commented on: Annex VII Arbitral Tribunal, Order on Prescription of Provisional Measures in the “Enrica Lexie” Incident, Registry of the Permanent … Continue reading

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Expiration of Confidentiality also gives Boards the Liberty to Copy and Distribute

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Expiration of Confidentiality also gives Boards the Liberty to Copy and Distribute Case Commented On: Geophysical Services Incorporated v Encana Corporation, 2016 ABQB 230 This decision involves rights to seismic data. Under Canadian law (and … Continue reading

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The Termination of Power Purchase Arrangements in Alberta: What is the Legal Position and What are the Implications of Termination?

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Termination of Power Purchase Arrangements in Alberta: What is the Legal Position and What are the Implications of Termination? Case Commented On: The decisions of various buyers to “terminate” their interests in power purchase … Continue reading

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Court Confirms that the AUC Can Take the Lead in Examining the Scope of the ISO’s Reporting Obligations

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Court Confirms that the AUC Can Take the Lead in Examining the Scope of the ISO’s Reporting Obligations Case Commented On: Independent Power Producers’ Society of Alberta v Independent System Operator (Alberta Electric System Operator), … Continue reading

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