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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | South Africa | 17 Jul 2019

The South African Carbon Tax Act is unconstitutional but does anyone have the stomach to challenge it?

We were told that the carbon tax would come into effect from 1 June 2019. However, as the date drew nearer it seemed unlikely as the Carbon Tax Bill

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Lexology | USA, Netherlands, South Africa, etc. | 18 Jun 2019

Danger or opportunity - why facing up to climate change makes business sense

“Of all risks, it is in relation to the environment that the world is most clearly sleepwalking into catastrophe.” You might be forgiven for thinking

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Fasken | South Africa | 7 Jun 2019

Carbon Tax Act

In light of the global effort to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases ("GHG"), the South African government has taken an active step in mitigating

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Canada | 4 Jun 2019

Alberta Repeals its Carbon Tax Legislation

On June 3, 2019, Alberta's United Conservative Party government passed Bill 1 - An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax (the Repeal Act). The Repeal Act

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McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 31 Mar 2019

Canada's New Carbon Tax In Force April 1, 2019

Due to the broad scientific consensus that greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions contribute to the amplification of global climate change, the Canadian

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Baker McKenzie | South Africa | 15 Mar 2019

How to Prepare for South Africa's Carbon Tax

South Africa's National Treasury released the Carbon Tax Bill B46-2018 on 20 November 2018. The Bill was passed by the National Assembly on 19

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Fasken | South Africa | 21 Feb 2019

South African Budget Speech 2019 - Tax Proposals

The Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, delivered South Africa’s 2019 Budget Speech to Parliament on 20 February 2019. In the 2019 Budget Review tax

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr | South Africa | 21 Feb 2019

Various proposals regarding environmental taxes

As a result of Government’s undertaking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet its international commitments, various specific environmental tax

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McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 11 Dec 2018

Shifting into (Green) Gear: BC Releases Updated Climate Change Strategy

On December 5, 2019, the BC government released the CleanBC plan, its long-awaited update to the province’s climate change strategy. The CleanBC plan

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Langlois Lawyers LLP | Canada | 3 Dec 2018

Federal Carbon Tax: What Impacts for Quebec?

On June 21, 2018 the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the "GGPPA"), published pursuant to Part 5 of the Budget

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