Last year, the Business Roundtable created quite a buzz when it released a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation that moved "away from shareholder primacy" as a guiding principle and opted in to a kind of "stakeholder capitalism".
Duane Morris LLP
Per the press release announcing the Bill signing, S2322 is intended to tackle the complex issue of assuring a healthy environment in certain urban communities.
Drones, a generic term for unmanned aircraft, have been utilized in military applications for decades. More recently, however, advances in drone technology and construction...
The California Air Resources Board ("CARB") has again proposed revisions to the State's existing "Ocean-Going Vessels At-Berth Regulation"
The California Air Resources Board ("CARB") has again proposed revisions to the State's existing "Ocean-Going Vessels At-Berth Regulation" of air emissions from ships docked in California.
Holland & Knight
In light of the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, bankruptcy and restructuring considerations are a reality for many organizations.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Practitioners engaged in transactions that involve the transfer of real property understand the utility, and in fact the necessity, of obtaining a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment ("ESA") ...
Foley Hoag LLP
I've been complaining about guidance for most of the 33 years I've been in practice. The summary of the issue provided in Appalachian Power v. EPA in 2000 still has not been bettered:
On August 13, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued two final rules—a Methane Policy Rule and an Inspection Rule ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, Judge James Jones declined to issue a preliminary injunction that would have prevented implementation of the Trump Administration's NEPA revisions.
A U.S. District Court recently barred enforcement of California's Proposition 65 warning requirement on the First Amendment ground of "compelled speech."
One of the cases we follow closely, with daily searches, is Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Albrecht, 139 S. Ct. 1668 (U.S. 2019).
Holland & Knight
On Aug. 21, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Final Rule, Streamlining Procedures for Permit Appeals...
On August 26, 2020, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") adopted revisions to the disclosure requirements under Item 101 – Description of the Business, Item 103...
We recently reported on a potentially seminal California court decision that struck down Proposition 65 warning requirements for a consumer product on grounds of "compelled speech."
On August 24, 2020, EPA announced an emergency exemption in the state of Texas that permits American Airlines and Total Orthopedics Sports & Spine
As we mentioned in a previous post, the COVID-19 pandemic has generated a wave of bankruptcies that we expect to continue into 2021.
In a historic act, U.S. EPA proposed the nation's first-ever greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standard for aircraft on July 21, 2020.
On September 9, 2020, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released a 197-page report titled "Managing Climate Risk in the US Financial System."
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
On August 17, 2020, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) sent 3,038 letters to Responsible Parties (RPs) involved in cleanup at remediation sites across Wisconsin.