In Case You Missed It, the Law Department Management Network's February 2021 Legal Quick Hit was titled "How to Develop and Advance an Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Program." You can view this quick checklist, developed by Seyfarth Shaw LLP, to get a brief snapshot into the program.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding renewable energy across a range of jurisdictions.
Explore ACC's selection of global, regional, and country-focused resources to help in-house counsel navigate legal, business and career issues arising from the COVID-19 (coronavirus / 2019-nCov) crisis.
Learn about the implications of the US Supreme Court's decision of June 30, 2002, in the case West Virginia v. EPA.
This article summarises the German Parliament's legislative package on renewable energy, which is regarded as the largest energy policy amendment in decades.
Learn about key EU and national public procurement regulations, in this multi-jurisdictional guide.
Learn about the suggestions by European lawmakers to regulate windfall profits in the electricity markets in the EU and member states.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding energy across a range of jurisdictions.
The US Supreme Court has long been skeptical of novel proposals by federal agencies to address issues of vast economic and political significance. In West Virginia v. EPA, the Court made clear that its past cases reviewing novel applications and interpretations of agency powers do constitute an identifiable “doctrine” for application by courts going forward. When an administrative agency makes a “major policy decision,” it must have “clear congressional authorization” to do so. This case may represent one of the Supreme Court’s most significant administrative law decisions since Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council in 1984.
Read a summary of key developments in California environmental law to consider in 2023.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding mining law across a range of jurisdictions.
Procurement of green energy and associated certificates is at the top of the agenda for many industrials, who are particularly impacted by soaring energy costs and required to meet ambitious ESG and decarbonization goals. As a result, industrial organizations are seeking to obtain all or most of their power from renewable sources.
This guide covers common issues in oil and gas laws and regulations – including development of oil and natural gas, import/export of natural gas, LNG, import/export of oil, transportation, transmission and distribution and foreign investment.
This article discusses the Czech Republic government adopts a long-awaited amendment changing rules for energy price caps applicable to large enterprises.
On 24 January 2023, in the Czech Republic, a new law called LEX OZE I. (Act No. 19/2023 Coll.) entered into force. The goal of this law is to remove obstacles and speed up the construction of renewable energy sources ("RES").
Hydrogen power is likely to play a significant role in international commitments to achieving carbon emissions and net zero goals by 2050. This is why governments all over the world, as well as the private sector, are investing heavily in this technology. The growth and success of the hydrogen economy will largely be driven by advancements and innovations in both the core and applications technologies. It is therefore important for investors in, and developers of, new hydrogen power technologies to implement a dedicated procedure and IP strategy to allow innovations to be properly captured, protected and exploited. This article considers some of the key IP considerations that are relevant.
This article provides an overview of the Australian government’s ongoing reforms of laws aimed at protecting the country’s ‘critical infrastructure assets’ and ‘systems of national significance.’ The overview includes an outline of the three key provisions of the Exposure Draft of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020, released on 9 November 2020.
This guide provides corporate counsel and international practitioners with comprehensive jurisdiction-by-jurisdiction guidance to aviation laws and regulations around the world.
On May 10, 2023, the Texas State Senate passed the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act (“TDPSA”), sending the bill to Governor’s desk for final signature. If signed into law, Texas will join a growing contingency of states enforcing comprehensive data privacy laws for their residents. This article provides answers to some general questions about the TDPSA as it is currently written.