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EPA Publishes Guidance on Legal Tools to Advance Environmental Justice

USA - June 8 2022 Further to our earlier Alerts on the Biden Administration's Environmental Justice ("EJ") initiatives, the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has…

Eric Rothenberg, John Rousakis

SEC Steps Up ESG Enforcement and Issues Proposed Rule on Diligence and Disclosure for ESG and Impact Funds

USA - June 3 2022 The Securities and Exchange Commission ("ESG") continues to focus on Environmental, Social, and Governance ("ESG") as an area of enforcement priority…

Alicja Biskupska-Haas, Andrew J. Geist, Tracie Ingrasin, Eric Rothenberg, John Rousakis

Department of Justice Launches Comprehensive Environmental Justice Strategy

USA - May 9 2022 On May 5, 2022, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced a series of new environmental justice ("EJ") actions, including a new comprehensive…

John D. Renneisen, Eric Rothenberg, John Rousakis

SEC Sues Mining Company Based on ESG Disclosures

USA - May 4 2022 Last Thursday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged Vale S.A., a Brazilian mining company and one of the world’s largest iron…

Andrew J. Geist, Eric Rothenberg, John Rousakis

Maritime Environmental Law Update (February 2022 Edition)

Global, USA - February 28 2022 We are providing this update on significant new developments in international and U.S. environmental maritime law, regulation, technology, and…

Melody Drummond Hansen, Eric Rothenberg