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Holland & Knight
Since the beginning of his presidential campaign, President Joe Biden has made clear his vision to drive the United States toward world leadership in green energy.
Mayer Brown
On June 8, 2021, the Network for Greening the Financial System—a group of 91 central banks and supervisors and 14 observers—issued the second iteration of its climate scenarios to serve as a ...
Foley Hoag LLP
EPA announced yesterday that it will "reconsider" the Trump EPA's decision not to change the PM2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standard.
Mayer Brown
Earlier this year, the US Federal Housing Finance Agency ("FHFA") issued a Request for Input ("RFI") on the risks of climate change and natural disasters to the national housing finance markets...
From June 2 to June 4, leading central bankers, policymakers, regulators, private sector CEOs, civil society members and academics gathered for the Green Swan 2021 Global Virtual Conference.
Mayer Brown
On June 5, 2021, in their daily communiqué from the G7 UK 2021 meetings,1 the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors made a number of statements regarding climate change.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SEC Commissioner Elad Roisman recommended tailoring disclosure requirements as a way to address the "inevitable costs" inherent in any new environmental, social and governance ("ESG") rulemaking.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On May 26, the Senate Finance Committee voted to advance legislation that would amend certain energy tax provisions in an effort to combat climate change, curtail greenhouse gas emissions...
Winston & Strawn LLP
On May 20, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14030 (EO 14030). Stating that the "intensifying impacts of climate change present physical risk to assets, publicly traded securities...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On May 27, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its intent to reconsider the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 401 final rule issued by the Trump administration in June 2020 (Final Rule).
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Following the Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ) July 2020 overhaul of regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), environmental plaintiffs filed a series of lawsuits
Jones Day
President Biden issued an Executive Order asking the Secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury to work with the Financial Stability Oversight Council to assess risks...
Foley Hoag LLP
On May 20, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order to address predicted financial instability in the federal government as a result of climate change.
Winston & Strawn LLP
On May 20, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14030 (EO 14030). Stating that the "intensifying impacts of climate change present physical risk to assets, publicly traded securities,...
Holland & Knight
The White House on May 28, 2021, released President Joe Biden's $6 trillion proposed budget for federal spending in fiscal year (FY) 2022.
McGuireWoods LLP
In one of the most expensive proxy fights ever, activist hedge fund, Engine No. 1, succeeded on May 26, 2021, in claiming at least two of Exxon Mobil Corp.'s board seats.
McGuireWoods LLP
On May 20, 2021, President Biden took action to address the economic impact of climate change by signing an executive order on climate-related financial risk.
Holland & Knight
The Biden Administration on May 20, 2021, issued its latest and long-awaited Executive Order (EO) on climate-related financial risk.
Foley & Lardner
The G-7 summit will be held June 11-13 in the United Kingdom, and world leaders have a slate of major issues to discuss- economic rebounds, international relations, and of course the pandemic and vaccine availability.
Bennett Jones LLP
In a 7-1 ruling in BP PLC et al v Mayor and City Council of Baltimore (19-1189), the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals did not fully analyze...
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