Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, Global, etc. | 24 Nov 2023
The EU prepares to fight for a carbon phase-out at COP28, Shell faces human rights litigation from the Niger Delta, and the US invests US$6 billion in energy and climate resilience – plus other key updates.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer | European Union, Netherlands | 24 Nov 2023
In 2018, when the Dutch NGO Milieudefensie/Friends of the Earth Netherlands requested Royal Dutch Shell’s CEO to formulate a climate plan, this was…
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP | United Kingdom | 15 Nov 2023
The first recorded attempt to use a derivative action to hold directors liable for a company’s climate crisis response has been brought by ClientEarth…
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, France, etc. | 10 Nov 2023
Governments call for urgent action at COP28, Bangladesh plans to boost pay for garment workers, and Australia proposes a new climate disclosure framework – plus other key updates.
Charles Russell Speechlys | United Kingdom | 31 Oct 2023
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are becoming increasingly important issues and so there are ever greater demands on UK directors to…
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.
Lexology PRO | Croatia, Czech Republic, European Union, etc. | 25 Aug 2023
With new banking windfall levies implemented in Italy and Lithuania, and the possibility of a Latvian tax looming, what do financial institutions need to consider?
Clyde & Co LLP | European Union, Global | 24 Aug 2023
Climate change litigation is on the rise. The number of cases filed and jurisdictions involved have more than doubled in recent years. While there…
Stewarts | United Kingdom | 14 Aug 2023
In June 2023, the Supreme Court refused global mining heavyweight BHP permission to appeal its application to strike out the Mariana Dam disaster…
Stephenson Harwood LLP | European Union, United Kingdom | 11 Aug 2023
Welcome to our latest finance litigation update, in which we summarise some of the most significant cases and other developments relevant to banks…