Back in February, we published our Dentons’ Pick of Canadian Regulatory Trends to Watch in 2020. In the comprehensive publication, Dentons’ team of leading regulatory lawyers forecasted key trends for 2020. Within a month of the original publication, the worldwide pandemic had struck and changed the way we work and live. While the long-term repercussions on Canada’s regulatory landscape is yet to be determined, our authors have revisited their predictions in light of the evolving state of play.
Read our third article in this series where we survey the Trade and Economic Sanctions landscape approaching the last few months of this unprecedented year.
Energy regulatory trends update 2020
Heading into the final stretch of 2020, the energy industry remains dominated by headlines related to the COVID-19 pandemic, following a dramatic collapse in demand that sent crude oil futures prices to unprecedented negative territory in April. In Canada, these developments follow ongoing domestic challenges, including an uncertain regulatory environment, protests and project cancellations or delays. However, 2020 nevertheless provides some cause for cautious optimism going forward.
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