Europe, Middle East and Africa

Europe continues to be central to world commerce and finance, while the Middle East and Africa are in the midst of unprecedented economic and political development. Haynes and Boone lawyers provide legal and policy guidance to investment institutions and private business clients throughout the area. We work with highly qualified local firms in multiple countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Haynes and Boone leverages its local law skills, extensive regional experience and deep understanding of international law and policy to offer our clients practical legal, business and risk-management advice.

Our primary experience is in the areas of energy, mergers and acquisitions, project development and finance, where we have acted as project sponsor, lender counsel and project counsel for major institutions throughout the region.

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New Workboat Code Includes Remotely Operated Unmanned Vessels for First Time
January 26, 2024

In December 2023, the Workboat Code Edition 3 (the “Code”) entered into force, following a consultation in 20221. This is a seminal moment for the autonomous vessel sector as, for the first time, the workboat code specifically addresses remotely operated unmanned vessels (“ROUVs”) operating as workboats. Application of the Code generally The Code applies to workboats less than 24m in length and i [...]