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In practice 6 Law firms need to ramp up security and it might hit their budgets An interview with Goran Radošević , Associate with Karanovic & Nikolic

Cover story 16 A snapshot of the Turkish solar energy market By Burcu Tuzcu Ersin, LL.M. and C. Hazal Tunçay, Moroğlu Arseven

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awards 26 Round-up of recent awards


An interview with Christian Gomez, Jr., director of energy at the Washington office of the Council of the Americas

28 Round-up of recent notable events

By Antonio Garza, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

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13 A look at Latin America’s evolving energy market 14 Mexico’s energy reform will have transformative effects

8 Why everyone at a law firm should be using social media

21 Western sanctions hit Russian energy market hard By Julia Foresman , Managing Editor, GC Grapevine Magazine

24 South Africa makes significant moves toward alternative energy An interview with Jason van der Poel, partner at Webber Wentzel

On the move 29 Round-up of lateral moves and appointments

big deals 31 Roundup of the top transactions

GC Grapevine - The Energy Issue  
GC Grapevine - The Energy Issue  

INTERVIEW South Africa Ramps Up Renewables In A Big Way; SOLAR POWER Turkey Hopes Its Place In The Sun Pays Off; OIL PRICES Russia's Econo...