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NPS’s global alternatives head resigns

Sang-Hyun Yoo's departure comes amid a wave of resignations at the pension fund and following investigations related to a corruption scandal.

Brazil judge halts $5.2bn Petrobras-Brookfield pipeline deal

Brookfield, which led a consortium to purchase a 90% stake in the natural gas network, expects appeals to be imminent.

The US’s second offshore wind farm coming to NY

The 90MW project has received approval from Long Island’s power authority two weeks after the state’s Governor announced plans to develop 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030.

Brookfield makes offers to TerraForms in exclusive talks

SunEdison's former yieldcos have been considering bids for months and Brookfield appears to be the top contender.

UK to reform private funds law

The country is seeking to compete with other jurisdictions for private funds’ business.

Australia makes move to fend off infra ‘sabotage’

The country is creating a new body to mitigate security risks for its strategic infrastructure, including electricity, water and port assets.

Infra specialists among partners promoted at Hogan Lovells

North Africa, the US and Latin America likely to be in the spotlight as the law firm boosts its senior contingent.

Eversheds & Sutherland agree merger

Partners have voted in favour of the new entity, which will give Eversheds long sought-after US exposure.

German utilities to be compensated for nuclear shutdown

Divestment programmes are unlikely to be affected by the court decision, which does not state how much power companies will receive.

Herbert Smith Freehills names five partners in Australia

The promotions follow the recent departure of 13 lawyers for a rival firm in the past three months.

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