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Permits and Authorisations

We regularly advise companies and public entities in a number of jurisdictions on a variety of issues related to the permitting, licensing and authorising of business operations.

Our particular areas of expertise include:

  • advising on complex permit procedures relating to the planning, construction and operation of infrastructures in transport (road, rail and air), energy, mining, telecommunications, and industrial sectors
  • providing advice on permit and notification requirements under European and national law regarding foreign trade and export control
  • representing our clients in negotiations with public bodies and in administrative or court proceedings

News & insights

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News: 15 OCTOBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises OEP’s Spanish portfolio company VASS on its merger with German IT consulting firm Ecenta AG

Allen & Overy has advised VASS Consultoría de Sistemas S.L., the Madrid-based portfolio company of US private equity investor One Equity Partners (OEP) which specialises in Customer Experience…

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Publications: 07 OCTOBER 2021

The income reduction for electric producers in Royal Decree-Law 17/2021

Faced with surging energy price due to the shock in the offer that is affecting natural gas markets, the Spanish Government has adopted certain temporary measures (from 16 September 2021 to 31 March…

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Publications: 05 OCTOBER 2021

The Berlin preliminary decision: Can housing companies be expropriated?

For some time now, Berlin has been experiencing a shortage of affordable and socially subsidized housing.

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News: 04 OCTOBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises Evergreen Garden Care on the acquisition of gpi green partners

Allen & Overy has advised Evergreen Garden Care Deutschland GmbH (“Evergreen”) in connection with the acquisition of all shares in gpi green partners international GmbH & Co. KG.

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