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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


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


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


An issue-driven regulatory update for the UK water and wastewater supply chain
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

On 8 December 2011, the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) published its long-awaited “Water for Life” White Paper


Mandatory company reporting of greenhouse gas emissions
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 4 2012

Only a month after lodging a report with Parliament noting that ministers needed more time to decide the matter, the UK Government has announced that the UK will be the first country in the world to have mandatory GHG emissions reporting by companies


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


Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 part 1, an overview of the targets
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2009

The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 received Royal Assent on 4 August 2009


Scottish Coal disclaimer: written decision from the Court of Session
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2013

We recently reported on the Court of Session's decision that a liquidator of a company being wound up in Scotland may abandon both heritable property


Protective expenses order rules coming into force
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2013

Further to the Scottish Government's response in October 2012 to its consultation "Legal Challenges to Decisions by Public Authorities under the


Sustainable seas for all
  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 29 2008

The seas have influenced Scotland's economic past, and continue to shape its economic future