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Do you have the energy?By Seleena Nadkarni
Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) were introduced under The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 (the Regulations) to help improve the energy efficiency of buildings.
Prospectus exemptions extended
The criteria for a company not having to produce a prospectus when it makes an offer of its shares to the public were extended slightly on 31 July 2011. The “offer to 100 persons” exemption has been increased to 150 persons per EEA state and the “total consideration of €2.5 million” exemption has been increased to €5 million.
Raising funds in 2013By Nadim Khan, Ian McDonald
Nadim Khan and Ian McDonald write about their expectation for alternative financing to continue to be sought in the year ahead in their article for Mining Journal.