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FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
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The Koontz Decision: Limits Conditions a Government can Impose on Developers
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Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
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Prosecuting Environmental and Toxic Torts
Deryck Palmer on What’s Next for the Energy Sector
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Regulatory Challanges When Bringing a Vehicle to Market in the United States
New Consumer Product Regulations: Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Need to Prepare
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
Sackett v EPA - Supreme Court Authorizes Pre-Enforcement Review of Clean Water Act Compliance Orders - David Cooke
Is Fracking Safe?
California Redevelopment Agency Update: The Implications of the Matosantos Decision
Vapor Intrusion: A Game-Changer in How Property is Being Evaluated by Regulators & Lenders
Protecting and Perfecting Condominium Entitlements in a Down Economy
In April, a number of interesting developments occurred that contribute to the momentum on the topic of materiality in sustainability reporting. The common theme is a focus on better defining material environmental, social...more
On July 3, 2013 the members of the European Parliament voted 344-311 in favour of a one-off intervention in the market to withhold the sale of 900 million EU allowances over the next few years (with the intent to return them...more
In This Issue:
- The President's Climate Action Plan - Mixed Messages for the Energy Sector
- As Coal Exports Hit Record Highs, Interior Inspector General Questions Lease Valuations
- U.S. Supreme Court Agrees...more
Unlike most traded commodity markets, the market for trading carbon credits or emissions allowances in the EU is not one based on its utility, usage or consumption. A carbon credit is not used in...more
The Presidential Decree implementing the Republic of Korea's emissions trading scheme (ETS) received official approval on 13 November 2012, paving the way for the commencement of the ETS in 2015.
The ETS represents an...more
In This Publication:
- Preface ii
- Executive summary 1
- Introduction 3
- The legal landscape 7
-- Climate change risk and opportunity 7
-- Access to Information 15
-- The Governance of...more
On August 30, 2012, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and about 150 market participants held a test auction for the purchase and sale of California carbon allowances (CCAs). The California state legislature passed...more
This article originally appeared in the September 3, 2012 edition of Power Finance & Risk.
Participation in renewable energy projects by institutional investors has been increasing over the last few years, particularly...more
Amid the recent frustrations of the carbon markets, on the 28th August 2012 arrived the exciting announcement of the intention of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (the “EU ETS”) to link with the Australian Carbon Price...more
The Australian Government today announced that it would implement a one-way link between Australia’s Carbon Price Mechanism (CPM) and the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) from 1 July 2015. The Australian...more
In the case of the European Union there is a special notion of energy security, which comprises a number of elements. Energy security is frequently represented as part of energy policy, but we often deal with an overlap of...more
Following a decision of the High Court of England and Wales in Armstrong DLW GmbH v Winnington Network Ltd  EWHC 10 (Ch) the legal status of European Union Allowances (EUAs) traded under the EU Emissions Trading...more
Greenhouse gas emissions trading ("Emissions Trading") has been in the news frequently over the past few months and the developing market continues to face numerous regulatory and commercial challenges during 2010. The way in...more
Israel Practice News, Fall 2007
Morrison & Foerster continues to lead international law firms in representing Israeli companies in mergers &
acquisitions, public offerings, intellectual property protection, litigation,...more