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Hut-Hut-Hike: The Second Circuit Tackles Hostile Work Environment Claims Under The ADA
In a case of first impression, the Second Circuit has held that hostile work environment claims are cognizable under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).
United States
11 Apr 2019
Rating Agency Developments - February 11, 2019
On February 5, Moody's published a report entitled: Automotive – Global: Automakers Face Multiple Challenges from Carbon Transition. Report.
United States
18 Feb 2019
President Trump Rolls Back Climate Change Policies To Support Domestic Energy
President Trump signed an executive order titled "Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth" that reverses or materially alters many of the actions that the federal government undertook during the Obama Administration to address climate change.
United States
12 Apr 2017
How Will The Passing Of Justice Scalia Impact The Supreme Court's Review Of The EPA Clean Power Plan Case?
Last week, we wrote about the Supreme Court's unprecedented issuance of a stay prohibiting the implementation of the "Clean Power Plan" while a judicial challenge to the Plan is pending.
United States
23 Feb 2016
Ironshore Drills Deepwater Deeper
When the Texas Supreme Court decided In re Deepwater Horizon earlier this year, it portended significant changes in the rights of companies named as "additional insureds" pursuant to contractual requirements.
United States
29 Jun 2015
European Commission Sets Out Its Strategy To Achieve A European Energy Union
On Feb. 25, 2015, the European Commission set out its strategy to achieve a European Energy Union with a forward looking climate change policy ("Framework Strategy").
European Union
28 Apr 2015
Texas Supreme Court: BP Cannot Tap Transocean Coverage
Transocean and its insurers argued that the excess policy incorporated the drilling contract, thereby limiting the scope of coverage.
United States
23 Feb 2015
I Can Hardly Contain Myself: Michigan Federal Court Weighs In On Expected Or Intended Releases From Waste Facilities
From 1966 to 1981, Decker disposed of various wastes in a Michigan landfill, which shortly thereafter found its way onto the National Priority List as a Superfund Site.
United States
12 Feb 2015
New York State Jury Returns Verdict For Policyholder In Environmental Coverage Trial
In early November, a jury found in favor of the policyholder in KeySpan Gas East Corp. v. Munich Reinsurance America Inc. et al., resolving a 17-year-old coverage dispute over pollution cleanup costs for historic manufactured gas plant sites on Long Island.
United States
2 Jan 2015
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