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Recent Ruling Reopens Federal Court For Climate Tort Litigation
U.S. District Judge William H. Alsup ruled that San Francisco and Oakland California's claims, which alleged that Exxon, BP and other fossil fuel producers are liable for global warming, ...
United States
22 Mar 2018
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US Corporate Law News: Canada Reveals Proposed Legislation For Federal Carbon Pricing System
Recently, the Canadian federal government released for comment a draft of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.
United States
14 Feb 2018
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US Corporate Law News: New York City Sues Fossil Fuel Companies For Climate Change Costs, And Divests From Fossil Fuel Investments
In early January 2018, New York City initiated a climate change lawsuit against five global fossil fuel companies for knowingly disregarding and concealing risks associated ...
United States
31 Jan 2018
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US Corporate Law News: Exxon Mobil Agrees To Disclose Climate Change Impacts Following Shareholder Proposal
On December 11, 2017, Exxon Mobil Corp. announced that it will now disclose the impacts of recent climate change policies associated with energy demand sensitivities ...
United States
4 Jan 2018
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FSB Guidance On Climate-Related Financial Reporting: Game-Changer For Voluntary Sustainability Reporting?
The BOE research found that climate risks, and their financial impacts, represent a clear, growing, material global financial system systemic risk.
United States
2 Jan 2018
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US Corporate Law Weekly News: Fidelity Investments Releases New Proxy Voting Guidelines In Support Of Climate Change Proposals
Fidelity Investments may now support shareholder proxy proposals calling on companies to provide more disclosure on sustainability matters, including renewable energy, and environmental impact issues.
UK
11 Sep 2017
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Supreme Court Rules Five-Year Statute Of Limitations Applies To SEC Disgorgement Payments
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision on SEC disgorgement payments for ill-gotten gains, the Eleventh Circuit's adoption...
UK
30 Jun 2017
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Federal Court Upholds Make-Whole Premium Payable To Secured Noteholders In Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
This week's corporate news roundup includes the holding by a U.S. federal appeals court that secured indenture noteholders were entitled to a make-whole premium...
UK
21 Dec 2016
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