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Australia
Herbert Smith Freehills
Major changes to the environmental protection regime in NSW have passed Parliament unopposed and entered into force, doubling maximum penalties for environmental crime and substantially...
Belgium
Osborne Clarke
Dit is het tweede deel in onze reeks over de wijzigingen in het Belgisch recht als gevolg van de recente hervormingen van het Burgerlijk Wetboek (Boek VI). U kan hier de inleiding terug vinden.
Brazil
Arnold & Porter
As our colleague Whitney Debevoise discussed in his article in the first edition of Latin Lawyer's The Guide to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance, carbon markets ...
Tauil & Chequer
Beginning April 2024, companies registered in Brazil's Federal Technical Registry of Potentially Polluting Activities (CTF/APP) will begin to pay the Environmental Control and Inspection...
Tauil & Chequer
On March 25, 2024, the Brazilian federal government published Decree No. 11.961/2024, establishing an advisory and deliberative group, the Brazilian Sustainable Taxonomy Interinstitutional...
Canada
MLT Aikins LLP
The move to low carbon technology and technological developments is spurring global demand for critical minerals – leading to predictions of long-term shortages of minerals that are essential components for clean energy and other green technologies.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On November 21, 2023, the 2023 Fall Economic Statement (Fall Economic Statement) was tabled in the House of Commons. The Fall Economic Statement can be found here.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On November 30, 2023, Bill C-59 received first reading in the House of Commons and the Department of Finance released detailed Explanatory Notes.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Government of Ontario recently proposed modifications to the Environmental Assessment Act[1] (the "EAA") through Bill 162, Get It Done Act, 2024 aimed at making it faster and easier...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 13, the Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB) released Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards (CSDS) for public consultation.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
On January 18, 2024, the Governments of Canada and Manitoba, Indigenous nations, and the Seal River Watershed Alliance signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Legislation for the period 03/07 to 03/20
Egypt
Andersen in Egypt
As nations grapple with the urgent need to address these challenges, one avenue gaining traction is environmental taxation.
France
Grant Thornton Société d’Avocats
Dans un contexte où la consommation durable est un enjeu pour le consommateur, la Directive vise à renforcer l'encadrement juridique en matière de fiabilité des déclarations de nature...
India
De Penning & De Penning
Biodiversity conservation is crucial for maintaining ecological balance, preserving ecosystems, and ensuring sustainable development in India.
Khurana and Khurana
The aim of this article is to delve into the role played by the National Green Tribunal in determining the scope of Polluter Pays Principle in India and the significance...
KPMG
In today's dynamic business landscape, the imperative to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations into corporate strategies has become increasingly apparent.
Luxembourg
MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour
Les paillettes, idéales pour un make-up festif, voient leur éclat s'obscurcir dans l'Union Européenne. Si les paillettes ajoutent un peu d'éclat à notre vie, ces pépites scintillantes sont extrêmement...
MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour
While glitter may be perfect for festive make-up and adds a bit of shine to our lives, these sparkles are extremely harmful to the environment. Regulations governing cosmetics in the European Union...
Loyens & Loeff
On 22 March 2024 the Luxembourg regulator (the CSSF) released its supervisory priorities in the area of sustainable finance, which are bringing a few insights on the Luxembourg's regulator's priorities in this area.
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