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


Cleaning up on trade TPP and the environment
  • McMillan LLP
  • Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, USA, Vietnam, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore
  • March 24 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”) is a trade liberalization agreement signed by twelve countries on February 4, 2016. The signatories are:


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


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"


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


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


There may be trouble ahead: legal challenges on home turf threaten U.S. Ex-Im Bank funding for foreign mining projects
  • White & Case LLP
  • Australia, USA
  • February 24 2014

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is facing a new wave of legal challenges related to the financing of natural resource


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


CA, Australia emissions trading linkage
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA, Australia
  • January 20 2013

California and Australia launched official discussions January 15 to explore how the two governments could link their GHG emissions programs. The