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Australia
Stacks Law Firm
Litigation over impacts of climate change and duty of care on the rise. Sharma case discussed.
Kennedys
Current global movement in the CL jurisdictions to use the system to evoke change & to develop a climate change jurisprudence.
McCullough Robertson
The NSW Department of PE is introducing a new approach to the planning system to alleviate complexities in the rezoning process.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Discussion about mining company that is attempting to take the cheap option & dump waster in the Tarkine Rainforest.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Discussion about national climate strategy. Includes a brief summary of the overarching policies of each political party.
Herbert Smith Freehills
We explore the topical Environment, Social and Governance issues of the day in Australia.
Belgium
SCHOUPS Advocaten Avocats Lawyers
Environment and Climate Regulation Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Belgium, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Brazil
Koury Lopes Advogados
Em 14.04.2022, foram publicados os Decretos Federais n.º 11.043 e 11.044, que tratam, respectivamente, da aprovação do Plano Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos e da instituição do Certificado de Crédito de Reciclagem...
Canada
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
The recent Paramount Resources Ltd v Grey Owl Engineering Ltd, 2022 ABQB 333 decision released by Justice Kachur has provided much needed clarification on the competing objectives of the Limitations Act RSA 2000.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
On June 29, 2021, thermometers reached 49.6° C in Lytton, British Columbia, the hottest temperature ever recorded in Canada. The following day a wildfire, stoked by drought conditions and 70 km/h winds...
MLT Aikins LLP
The IAA and its regulations govern the federal assessment of projects. The IAA was introduced in 2019's Bill C-69 to replace the previous federal environmental assessment legislation — the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.
Gowling WLG
A recent decision by a majority of the Alberta Court of Appeal held that the Impact Assessment Act is ultra vires Parliament.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On May 10, 2022, the Court of Appeal of Alberta (Court) issued its opinion in Reference re Impact Assessment Act (2022 ABCA 165) whereby the majority of the Court determined...
Cassels
On May 11, 2022, the Alberta Court of Appeal held in a reference case that the Impact Assessment Act (IAA) and its accompanying Physical Activities Regulations are unconstitutional.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Federal Court recently affirmed that members of a northern Ontario First Nation had the power to remove their Chief and Headmen that had been appointed for life.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Today, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in the Reference re. Impact Assessment Act, 2022 ABCA 165, finding that the Impact Assessment Act and Physical Activities Regulations...
Cayman Islands
Ocorian
We are big supporters of keep the sea plastic-free, and we are donating US$10,000 to an incredible feat for an incredible cause.
China
JunHe Law Office
NGOs and ESG are two hot topics these days. An NGO refers to a non-governmental organization. In 2017, China promulgated the Law on Administration of Domestic Activities of Overseas NGOs in China...
Colombia
Holland & Knight LLP Colombia
Environment and Climate Regulation Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Colombia, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
AlixPartners
While much of the development of ESG can be attributed to demands by investors and consumers, regulations are emerging to put requirements around companies' stated ESG-reported outcomes.
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