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Herbert Smith Freehills
In The Australian Sawmilling Company Pty Ltd (in liq) v Environment Protection Authority [2021] VSCA 294 (Australian Sawmilling), the Victorian Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal...
Holding Redlich
Australia is likely to introduce a mandatory climate-related financial disclosure regime for Australian financial institutions.
Holding Redlich
Environment, Social & Governance issues prominently feature in the Australian landscape.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Concept of Waste & its regulation. Why is it important to provide a clear pathway for a material to lose its status as Waste?
McCullough Robertson
NSW Government has commenced implementing the Employment Zone Framework following the range of reforms introduced in 2021.
Jones Day
With a change of Australia's federal government in May 2022, there has been a radical shift in the country's position on climate change mitigation and the energy transition.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Environment Council of Central Queensland has submitted reconsideration requests for 19 projects under section 78A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act).
Bermuda
Ocorian
We revisit this article with Sherman Taylor, Ocorian's Head of Capital Markets in Bermuda, published on Artemis on 1 August 2022 below.
Brazil
Tauil & Chequer
On August 5, 2022, the National Congress overturned presidential vetoes of Federal Law No. 14,260/2021 (Recycling Incentives Law), which had been originally published...
Canada
Lerners
In a recent appeal decision in an environmental contamination case, Sorbam Investments Ltd v Litwack, 2022 ONCA 551, the Court of Appeal for Ontario affirmed...
WeirFoulds LLP
On June 2, 2022, the SCC dismissed an application for leave to appeal from the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Hemlow Estate v. Co-operators General Insurance Company, 2021 ONCA 908.
Gowling WLG
On July 25, 2022, Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, launched consultations on two proposed changes to Canada's plastic products regulatory regime: (i) increasing the stringency...
Gowling WLG
Certified as a specialist in both Civil Litigation and Environmental Law by the Law Society of Ontario, Natalie Mullins brings to her clients not only an intimate understanding...
Bennett Jones LLP
Vancouver City Council recently passed a motion to fund a proposed class action against various oil and gas companies to recover costs associated with climate change.
Cassels
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Miller Thomson LLP
Geoff Mason is a guest on 980CKNW's The Jas Johal Show discussing how climate change is impacting the workplace and whether employers are legally contracted to ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On June 22, 2022, the Government of Canada published the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations (the "Regulations"), which are made under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 ("CEPA 1999").
China
Acclime
China's green bonds market reflects a determination to decrease carbon emissions and to enhance the environment.
European Union
Clyde & Co
As part of The Law Society's Horizon Scanning project and in the run-up to the UN Biodiversity Conference to take place in December 2022...
Jones Day
Recent years have seen a steady increase in so-called "ESG" claims—i.e., those claims relating to environmental, social, or governance factors. A particular focus of this type of litigation...
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