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Clyde & Co Closes Libya Office

By John Lee. International law firm Clyde & Co has reportedly closed its office in Libya. According to Legal Week, the firm, which became the first international law firm to open in the country when it opened there in August 2012, made the decision in April amid mounting political instability. Between eight and 10 staff […]

‘Global interest in Libya Oil & Gas’ – NOC Chairman

Global Summits Organiser, IRN, recently held the 4th New Libya Oil & Gas Forum at the Tower Hotel in London on 19-21st October 2015. Hosted with the exclusive support of the National Oil Corporation (NOC Libya), the high-level meeting attracted more than 200 international oil and gas companies as well as a high level Libyan […]

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Draft PPP Law Announced

Libya Herald reports that a workshop on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) has taken place at the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli. The workshop, entitled “Transition to a PPP model”, was organised by the Ministry of Housing and Utilities in association with international legal firm, Clyde & Co. The Minister of Housing and Utilities, Ali Sherief, said […]

Concerns over Proposed Law on Foreign Firms

London’s Financial Times reports that lawyers are concerned that a draft law governing foreign companies in Libya is more restrictive than under the previous regime. The law, which requires approval by parliament, keeps the limit for foreign ownership at 49 per cent – a change brought in 2012 – compared with the 65 per cent […]