Venezuela To Launch Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency

Venezuela To Launch Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency By Miguel Suazo and Chelsea Allen Oil and gas is on a collision course with the world of crypto currencies. Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, announced in December that the country is poised to launch a new cryptocurrency, dubbed “El Petro,” which is to be backed by Venezuelan oil and gas, diamonds, and gold. Maduro intends …

Wind Energy Fuels Legal Questions

Wind Energy Fuels Legal Questions By Miguel Suazo and Chelsea Allen In recent years, renewables have fostered not only cleaner energy production but also a slew of new legal issues. The wind energy boom and the revenue derived from wind power has created a new set of legal questions affecting property rights. For example, the question of whether there is …