Mondaq UK: Environment
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law and policy.
DLA Piper
The Equator Principles Association has published a consultation draft of version four of the EquatorPrinciples (EPs), the international baseline for the identification, assessment and ...
Clyde & Co
The Claimant issued a claim for alleged negligent environmental exposure to asbestos, resulting in her mesothelioma diagnosis.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The biggest climate protest in history took place alongside this year's United Nations Climate Summit. Millions of people, young and old, from some 185 countries
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Earlier this year, the Prudential Regulatory Authority ("PRA") published a supervisory statement (SS3/19) entitled "Enhancing banks' and insurers' ...
ICSA
It is becoming ever more apparent that climate change presents a massive risk to the world economy, and that UK quoted businesses
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 16 October 2019, the FCA published its Feedback Statement on Climate Change and Green Finance. The paper summarises the key themes arising from feedback to the FCA's Discussion...
DAC Beachcroft LLP
On 3 October 2019, the Met Police tweeted: "People on a privately-owned fire engine had sprayed a liquid at the Treasury building….Local road closures are in place while police deal."
Dentons
On 2 October, the market-leading Dentons Environment team delivered its eighth annual Environmental Law Fundamentals training day, aimed at helping businesses evaluate risks in the current regulatory and societal environment.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Over the last year or two, we have seen a rise in both the volatility and frequency of extreme weather events.
Dentons
In this article for Circular magazine, Dentons' Laura Mackett discusses the new UK statutory emissions target of Net Zero by 2050, including its background,...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Biffa Waste Services Ltd (Biffa) has been fined for breaching Regulation 23 of the Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007 after containers...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a 2019 global survey, 1,250 CEOs rated environmental / climate change risk the single biggest threat to business growth.1
Clyde & Co
Over 100 local authorities who are in the process of developing a new local plan have received a warning from ClientEarth, an environmental campaign group
Jones Day
Following a Special Report produced by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on October 8, 2018, the UK Climate Change Committee was asked to advise the UK government on the implications of the Paris Agreement 2016.
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
On July 8, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") finalized new greenhouse gas emissions rules for existing power plants under the Clean Air Act
Herbert Smith Freehills
DEFRA released their response to the responses on the consultation in relation to the proposals for mandatory 10% biodiversity net gain in July, with it having been confirmed by the (then) Chancellor
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
As part of World Cleanup Day this year, the Green Series is taking a look at how we can reduce the size of landfills.
Dentons
The UK's current target for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80 per cent by 2050 was set by the UK Climate Change Act in 2008
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Two of the most pressing issues currently facing our planet are rising carbon emissions and increasing global food demand
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Dentons
On 2 October, the market-leading Dentons Environment team delivered its eighth annual Environmental Law Fundamentals training day, aimed at helping businesses evaluate risks in the current regulatory and societal environment.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Biffa Waste Services Ltd (Biffa) has been fined for breaching Regulation 23 of the Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007 after containers...
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The UK's Financial Reporting Council ("FRC")[1] published on 24 October 2019[2], a revised version of its stewardship code – the UK Stewardship Code 2020 (the " New Code") which takes effect in...
Charles Russell Speechlys
In a decision handed down last month, Lane J had to grapple with an issue which is certain to trouble the courts again in the coming months and years.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Earlier this year, the Prudential Regulatory Authority ("PRA") published a supervisory statement (SS3/19) entitled "Enhancing banks' and insurers' ...
Dentons
Green and sustainable lending is now an area of focus for many commercial lenders. This has brought with it the development of voluntary industry standards to help create robust
Clyde & Co
In the first instalment of our 'IP- Resilience' series, Clyde & Co Partner Elliot Papageorgiou looks at the potential IP-related risks faced by businesses as a result of climate change
DLA Piper
On 18 November 2019, the Equator Principles Association published version four of the Equator Principles.
ICSA
It is becoming ever more apparent that climate change presents a massive risk to the world economy, and that UK quoted businesses
Clyde & Co
The US National Toxicology Program has issued a toxicological profile for crystalline and amorphous silica, a compound linked to silicosis and lung cancer.
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