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Equator Principles III released
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • May 23 2013

The Equator Principles Association (EPA) has released the third version of the Equator Principles (EPs) for managing environmental and social risks


Reform of protective costs orders in environmental judicial review claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2013

The Convention is an international agreement which aims to protect the environment by promoting the accountability of governments in their


Equator principles to be extended and strengthened but still no bite
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Global
  • October 11 2012

The Equator Principles Association has released a third version of the Equator Principles for public consultation and comment.


Mandatory GHG emissions reporting for quoted companies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2012

Further to the announcement in June 2012 that all quoted companies will be required to report on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in their annual report, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has issued a consultation on draft regulations.


Parent company liability for environmental, health and safety incidents and the implications of Chandler v Cape PLC
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2012

The Court of Appeal's recent decision in Chandler v Cape PLC imposing a duty of care on a parent company for the health and safety of its subsidiary's employees has potentially far-reaching consequences.


Carbon Reduction Commitment: proposals for a leaner, simplified and re-focused scheme
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2012

The Government has committed to simplifying the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) and last June published its vision for a simplified scheme from Phase Two onwards (April 2013).


Commission issues draft EU regulation on offshore oil and gas safety: implications for north sea licensees and operators
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • November 28 2011

The European Commission has published a draft Regulation on the safety of offshore oil and gas activities.


Commission proposes EU clampdown on oil from tar sands
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • November 2 2011

The European Commission has proposed a methodology for calculating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions pursuant to the EU Fuel Quality Directive that would assign a GHG emissions value to oil derived from tar sands that is significantly higher than that assigned to conventional crude.


European Parliament pushes further on safety regulation for offshore oil and gas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • September 16 2011

On Tuesday the European Parliament adopted a non-legislative Resolution concerning the safety of offshore oil and gas activities.


The bear necessities of access to environmental justice: CJEU rules on the application of the Aarhus Convention under EU law
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • March 29 2011

In a case concerning the hunting of brown bears, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that individuals, including NGOs, do not have the right under the Aarhus Convention to challenge environmental proceedings.