We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 87

Sewerage - the role of planning authorities and the right to connect

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 28 2010

The decision of the Supreme Court in the case of Barratt Homes Limited v Welsh Water 2009 UKSC 13, in December 2009 marks the end of a long-running litigation seeking to clarify the extent of rights under the Water Industry Act to connect to sewerage infrastructure

Review of the carbon price floor

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 31 2011

In the 2011 Budget, the Chancellor announced the implementation of a minimum carbon price or "carbon price floor" for electricity generation companies, making the UK the first country in the world to adopt such measures

Flooding insurance at risk?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 29 2010

In July 2008 we commented on the growing problem that flooding presents to the insurance market and outlined how the Government were proposing to tackle the issue in England and Wales following the major floods of 2007

The problem with Japanese Knotweed

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 25 2012

Japanese Knotweed was introduced to the United Kingdom from Japan in 1825 as an ornamental plant

An overview of the Energy White Paper 2007

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 5 2007

The DTI published the Energy White Paper on 23 May 2007

The increasing impact of climate change issues on property

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 18 2009

At the Copenhagen climate change summit this week it has already been agreed that, as part of an EU package, the UK will contribute over £1. billion over the next three years to help developing countries cope with climate change

Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation an overview

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 28 2013

This is the first in a series of briefings on the UK governmentʼs flagship energy efficiency programme, which summarises some of the current issues

The new Scottish Marine Bill - sustainable seas for all

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 4 2008

On 14 July 2008, the Scottish Executive issued their latest consultation document on the marine environment entitled: Sustainable seas for all: a consultation on Scotland's first Marine Bill

How lawful is an energy windfall tax?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 8 2008

Whilst the debate surrounding a possible 'windfall tax' on the profits of energy companies has concentrated on political and economic issues, would such a tax be lawful?

DECC's response to the consultation on the proposed offshore carbon dioxide storage licensing regime

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 7 2010

On 27 August 2010 the Department of Energy & Climate Change ("DECC") published a response to the September 2009 consultation on the proposed offshore carbon dioxide storage licensing regime