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 10

WTO to rule on Ontario domestic content rules in November

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, Global
  • -
  • June 17 2012

A dispute panel at the World Trade Organization announced plans to issue a ruling in November on the European Union and Japan’s joint filing challenging the Ontario's Feed-In Tariff program sourcing requirements and subsidies

WTO rejects Canada’s challenge

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, Global
  • -
  • June 3 2012

A World Trade Organization panel rejected May 25 a procedural claim filed by Canada challenging dispute proceedings initiated by the European Union and Japan targeting alleged discriminatory sourcing requirements and illegal subsidies in Ontario’s Feed-In Tariff program

International

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, China, European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 13 2012

The European Chemical Industry Council announced May 8 that it will monitor its environmental sustainability by tracking indicators like greenhouse gas and acidifying gases emissions and waste generation

US and Canada behind on enviro taxes

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, Global, USA
  • -
  • March 18 2012

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said March 15 that the United States and Canada lag behind many other counties in their use of environmental taxes to reduce pollution while raising government revenues

WTO Ontario FIT ruling forthcoming

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, European Union, Global, Japan
  • -
  • March 11 2012

A World Trade Organization dispute panel announced last week that it will issue a ruling by September on Japan’s claims that provisions in Ontario’s green energy program violate global trade rules

WTO dispute panelists

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, European Union, Global
  • -
  • January 29 2012

The European Union and Canada agreed January 20 on the appointment of three World Trade Organization dispute panelists who will rule on the EU’s complaint against the provisions in the Canadian province of Ontario’s green energy program which the agency claims unfairly discriminates against foreign firms

WTO rules public can view Japanese-Canadian dispute hearing

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, Global, Japan
  • -
  • January 22 2012

On January 18, the World Trade Organization said the public can listen in on dispute panel proceedings between Japan and Canada over whether the domestic content requirements under Ontario's Feed-In Tariff (FIT) program violate WTO rules by requiring that wind and solar projects include a minimum amount of Ontario originated goods and services

WTO may examine Ontario FIT

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, Global
  • -
  • January 15 2012

On January 20, the European Union will request the establishment of a World Trade Organization dispute panel to determine whether the domestic content requirements of Ontario’s Feed-In Tariff unfairly discriminates against foreign firms

Kyoto loses Canada

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, Global
  • -
  • December 18 2011

Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent said December 12 that Canda plans to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol because it does not provide a realistic framework to address climate change, only covering 13 percent of global emitters and not including the United States or China

Ruling to be made on Ontario alternative energy program

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Canada, Global
  • -
  • July 24 2011

On July 20, the World Trade Organization (WTO) set up a dispute panel to rule whether domestic content requirements under a program in Ontario, Canada, aimed at encouraging the development of alternative energy is in violation of global trade rules