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International guide to contaminated land 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt
  • October 21 2015

There is no Commonwealth law that deals directly with contaminated sites, although there are a number of policy documents and guidelines that have


White Collar Defense & Investigations - July 2016
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 13 2016

This round-up contains a summary by sector of certain key global regulatory developments which occurred during the second quarter of 2016. The


The Paris Agreement - Putting the first universal climate change treaty in context
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, Brazil, China, European Union, Global, India, Japan, USA
  • January 11 2016

On December 12, 2015, 196 Parties agreed to the terms of a Paris Agreement, a historic document aimed at limiting global warming to "well below 2C"


The outcomes from the Montara and Macondo oil spill incidents
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • June 7 2011

The considerable ramifications arising from the recent oil spills in Australia and the United States has led both respective governments to carry out large scale inquiries into the safety regulations in place for offshore operators


Automotive Emissions Crisis panel discussion summary
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, Australia, Canada, European Union, France, Middle East
  • January 29 2016

An estimated 11 million vehicles have been affected by VW’s use of technology to allow its vehicles to cheat emissions tests, so it is unsurprising


Latest Options for Fast-Tracking Clean Technology Patent Applications
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Israel, Japan, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 17 2015

The grant of a patent can be delayed by years due to backlogs at patent offices around the world. However, recognizing the urgent need to address


Energy & environment update - November 24 2014
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Australia, Canada, China, European Union, France, Global, India, USA
  • November 24 2014

Prior to recessing for the Thanksgiving holiday, the House and Senate both took several votes and introduced numerous pieces of legislation on energy


Vegetation roll-back
  • Thynne & Macartney
  • Australia, USA
  • December 18 2013

In an attempt to correct what it called a swing too far towards "extreme green politics", the Queensland Government has made changes to the State's


New global initiatives to accelerate examination of cleantech patent applications
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 6 2012

In an effort to promote the development and commercialization of technologies that conserve natural resources or reduce negative environmental impact, patent offices around the world have adopted programs to expedite the examination of patent applications pertaining to clean technologies


International round-up: climate change measures developing in 2012
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Australia, Canada, China, European Union, New Zealand, USA
  • January 31 2012

The past year was an eventful period in the area of emissions trading and climate change regulation and policy development and 2012 is showing no signs of slowing down