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What prospects for more low emission zones?
  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2012

The UK government is aiming to achieve ambitious emissions reductions by 2015


Assuranceforeningen Gard Gjensidig v The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund 1971 inquinamento ambientale NISSOS AMORGOS
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2014

In questa interessante sentenza emessa lo scorso mese di maggio, si torna a parlare del noto caso di inquinamento ambientale scaturito


Taking the penalty, October 2014
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2014

Recently introduced sentencing guidelines for offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA) have thrown into focus the need for port


Volkswagen and a new landscape for product stewardship
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 16 2016

To understand the full impact of the Volkswagen emissions scandal, it helps to know something of the background to air quality legislation and


Transport: Supreme Court orders UK Government to produce new plan to combat air pollution
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2015

Following a long running legal case, the UK's Supreme Court ordered the UK Government to produce a new air quality plan to combat air pollution (in


The “NISSOS AMORGOS” - court dismisses P&I Club’s Claim for indemnity from the IOPC Fund 1971
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2015

In a recent decision, the English High Court held that the 1971 International Oil Pollution Fund was immune from a P&I Club’s claim for indemnity as


Environment, planning and regulatory news
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom
  • September 9 2014

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


Freezing injunctions and pollution claims: the NISSOS AMORGOS
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 7 2014

Following changes to the compensation regime in the early nineties, many states ceased to be parties to the 1971 Convention which set up the Fund


Court confirms test for joint liability of tortfeasors
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

Cases in which a number of different parties are said to have acted together in causing loss to a claimant have given rise to plenty of case law. It


Oil price volatility - risks and opportunities in 2015
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2015

Tanker owners are happy. VLCCs and Suezmaxes are generating strong cash flows and charterers are rushing to procure tonnage in an increasingly tight