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New Allegations in World-first Lawsuit Over Clean Energy and Zero Emissions Claims

Australia - September 5 2022 On 25 August, 2022, the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (“ACCR”) expanded its case against the Australian gas company, Santos Ltd…

Bertha Y. M. Cheung, Susanne J. Harris

Human Rights and the Environment - What non-EU-based companies need to know regarding the EU draft Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

European Union - May 24 2022 On 23 February 2022, the European Commission published its much-anticipated draft corporate sustainability and due diligence directive (the “Draft…

Luiz Gustavo Bezerra, Sam Eastwood, Gordon A. Palmquist, Mark Uhrynuk

Greener Arbitrations - The Way Forward in International Dispute Resolution?

Hong Kong, Singapore - March 4 2021 The drive towards sustainable change looks set to continue in 2021, with climate change issues continuing to receive attention from ESG-minded…

Business and Human Rights: New Universal Human Right To Access A Clean, Healthy And Sustainable Environment

Global - August 5 2022 On 28 July 2022, 161 States voted in favour of a United Nations General Assembly (“UNGA“) resolution declaring access to a clean, healthy and…

Sam Eastwood, Susanne J. Harris

Hong Kong Court of First Instance Rules JFIU’s “No Consent Regime” Is beyond the Scope of Its Powers

Hong Kong - January 7 2022 On 30 December 2021, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) issued its judgment in Tam Sze Leung and others v Commissioner of Police…

Raymond N. H. Chan, Susanne J. Harris, Alan H. Linning