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Environment, planning and regulatory news

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • September 9 2014

The European Commission has recently issued its proposals to turn Europe into a circular economy - essentially a society without waste. The

Environment, planning and regulatory news July 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, France, Germany, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 14 2014

Bonn was the venue for the latest round of UN talks on climate change. Delegates agreed to circulate draft elements of the new global climate treaty

Environment, planning and regulatory news - May 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2014

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently published the second and third volumes of its Fifth Assessment Report

Product and consumer news

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2014

The Hong Kong Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 is now in force. The amendments extend the scope of the

Standing of environmental NGOs: new measures to fast-track proceedings

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • March 5 2013

The landmark ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Trianel (case C- 11509) significantly increased the legal standing of environmental

Attention when providing for an average working time

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Germany
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  • May 2 2012

A recent Federal Labour Court decision once again shows why employers should apply care and scrutiny when they design and draft employment contracts

Catch-all reservation of discretion for undefined payments or benefits found to be unenforceable

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Germany
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  • May 2 2012

The German Federal Labour Court has declared a clause often found in employment contracts unenforceable

Access to information on the environment: clarification from the ECJ

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • April 17 2012

The European Court of Justice has provided guidance on the extent to which authorities, acting in a legislative capacity, can refuse a request for access to environmental information under Directive 20034EC

Constitutional Court specifies requirements for privatisation of forensic mental health services

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • Germany
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  • March 1 2012

The Federal Constitutional Court has recently ruled that the so-called 'Hessian Model of a formal privatisation of forensic mental health services is constitutional

Standing of environmental NGOs: recent developments

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 24 2012

Following a European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling last year, the German Federal Ministry of the Environment is shortly expected to publish draft legislation for a revision to the German Environmental Appeals Act (Umweltrechtsbehelfsgesetz