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Australia Seeks Tougher Penalties and Makes Increased Use of Commitments in Settlements
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • August 9 2016

We have in recent alerts discussed the increasingly aggressive enforcement activities of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission


The Climate Report - Winter 2016
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 23 2016

Following up on President Obama’s vow in his most recent State of the Union Address to more effectively manage federal coal and oil resources to


EPA proposes greenhouse gas limits for new electric generating units
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • May 15 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed the first greenhouse gas emission limits applicable to new electric generating units, or "EGUs," on March 27, 2012.


EPA points to greenhouse gas emission reductions to support new utility standards
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 15 2012

On December 21, 2011, U.S. EPA released final Mercury and Air Toxics Standards under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act for emissions of mercury, acid gases, and other "hazardous air pollutants" (or "HAPs") from coal- and oil-fired electric generating units, reflecting what EPA believes is the maximum achievable control technology for regulated HAP emissions from such sources.


China publishes two new merger decisions under Anti-Monopoly Law
  • Jones Day
  • China
  • November 22 2011

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") has published two conditional approvals of proposed transactions under China's Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML").


Smack-down of a straitjacket
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • October 13 2011

Postconfirmation liquidation and litigation trusts have become an important mechanism in a chapter 11 bankruptcy estate’s arsenal, allowing for the resolution of claims and interests without needlessly delaying confirmation in the interim.


CARB releases modified cap-and-trade regulations for final approval
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 2 2011

The California Air Resources Board ("CARB") released modified cap-and-trade regulations on July 25, 2011, and an updated Appendix A to the modified regulations on July 27, 2011.


Tax credits: endangered but not extinct
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • June 1 2011

During a legislative season marked by state budget shortfalls and declining receipts, businesses have seen some sharp increases corporate tax rates, new limitations on use of state net operating loss (NOL) carryovers, and a number of proposals to suspend NOLs or eliminated corporate tax credits.


FERC issues final demand response rule
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • April 26 2011

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued its final rule addressing compensation for demand response in Regional Transmission Organization ("RTO") and Independent System Operator ("ISO") organized wholesale energy markets.


EPA proposes hazardous air pollutant emission limits for electric generating units
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • March 25 2011

On March 16, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a rule (the EGU MACT Proposal) containing the first national standards to reduce hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions from new and existing coal- and oil-fired electric utility steam generating units (EGUs).