White & Case | Global, United Arab Emirates | 29 Nov 2023
Government leaders will soon meet in Dubai for one of the UN's marquee climate change negotiations, the annual Conference of the Parties to the UN…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, etc. | 17 Nov 2023
Singapore launches an ESG data reporting platform, Australia consults on new sustainability standards, and Japan partners with the World Bank to develop clean-energy products manufacturing – plus other key updates.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP | China, USA | 15 Nov 2023
Upon the release of the fifth National Climate Assessment--which illustrates how climate change impacts Americans and the country's…
Lexology PRO | Canada, European Union, Global, etc. | 3 Nov 2023
Major CCS projects have failed to meet emissions commitments, but many governments and regulators say it is “critical” to reaching net zero.
Matheson LLP | Ireland | 31 Oct 2023
We wrote about the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015Opens in new window ("the 2015 Act") previously here . This Act was amended by the…
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, Global, etc. | 30 Oct 2023
US President Biden signs executive order laying out standards for AI security, the G7 publishes its code of conduct and guiding principles on AI, and the UK prepares for the AI Safety Summit – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Global, United Arab Emirates, etc. | 24 Oct 2023
Volvo, IKEA and Nestle are among 131 companies urging governments to agree on a firm timeframe for clean energy transition at the upcoming climate summit.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France, Switzerland | 17 Oct 2023
Europe’s highest court has affirmed the convictions of French energy company Total and Swiss commodities trader Vitol for participating in a bribery scheme two decades ago to circumvent a United Nations embargo against Iraq.
Lexology PRO | China, European Union, Global, etc. | 13 Oct 2023
A new initiative was announced to clean up the renewables supply chain, the EU approved first “Green Bond Standard,” and South Korea launched new ESG rules – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France, Global, etc. | 29 Sep 2023
EU lawmakers provisionally agree to ban greenwashing, California is suing five of the world’s largest oil companies for environmental damage, and France promises to cut emissions by 55% by 2030 – plus other key updates.