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Mexico Introduces Industrial Safety and Environmental Protection Provisions for Hydrocarbon Pipelines

by Jones Day on

On March 31, 2017, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources published general administrative provisions in the Official Gazette of the Federation. These administrative provisions establish the guidelines for...more

Japan Legal Update - Volume 23 | March 2017

by Jones Day on

On January 20, 2017, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare issued the "Guidelines for Employers to Appropriately Manage Their Employees' Working Hours" ("Guidelines"). While the Guidelines basically follow the...more

[Webinar] The Trump Experience: How U.S. Law Will Change - April 11th, 12:30pm ET

by LeClairRyan on

Change is a given with every new presidential election. Under the Trump Administration, many questions have been raised that impact local and global organizations. Join LeClairRyan for an in-depth discussion on key regulatory...more

EU Legislative Outlook 2017: At A Glance

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

Sixty years ago in March, Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany signed the Treaty of Rome, creating the economic union that today is the European Union (EU). The founding nations perhaps never...more

European Commission Publishes Chemicals Legislation Roadmaps

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

The European Commission published two evaluation and fitness check roadmaps in May this year. These roadmaps will assist the Commission in assessing whether the current legislative framework for chemicals, including REACH, is...more

U.S. Solar Jobs Exceed Oil and Gas for First Time in 2015

According to a report released last week by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the number of U.S. solar jobs surpassed those in oil and natural gas extraction for the first time last year. Overall, renewable...more

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate (in the Workplace)

by Williams Mullen on

For the third consecutive year, OSHA’s second most cited violation was for failure to comply with the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The HCS was promulgated in 1983 and requires chemical manufacturers and importers to...more

Energy Newsletter - December 2015

by King & Spalding on

Guaranteed Sunshine: Performance and Testing of Solar Power Projects - This article is the third of three articles on solar power projects and discusses testing and performance guarantees in the context of engineering,...more

HCS: OSHA Issues Letter of Interpretation on Import/Export Labels for Hazard Communication Standard (HCS 2012)

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On November 23, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a Letter of Interpretation (LOI) on labeling packages for import and export. The LOI discusses labeling...more

Trans-Pacific Partnership Publicly Released, Approval is Next Hurdle

by Perkins Coie on

One month after announcing the conclusion of negotiations, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) today released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP). The TPP’s 12 partner...more

Energy Insights: An Update from the Third Quarter of 2015

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

In this edition of Seyfarth Shaw’s Energy Insights Newsletter our Energy and Clean Technologies team covers important developments in Q3 2015 for the energy industry including 1) the latest initiatives from the Environmental...more

Russian Legislation Update

by White & Case LLP on

In This Issue: - Currency Control - Banking - Patronage of Arts - Environment - Employment/Foreign Citizens - Excerpt from Patronage of Arts: On 4 November 2014 the President signed Federal...more

Next-Phase GHS 2015 Deadlines Loom: Time to Re-Author, Re-Label, and Refocus on Mixtures

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

Within the next 12-18 months, companies are facing multiple deadlines for various country adaptations of the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UN GHS). These include...more

Report Cites NJ Among Most Expensive States for Doing Business

by Victor Kinon on

Report Cites NJ Among Most Expensive States for Doing Business by Victor Kinon on August 2, 2013 New Jersey is one of the most expensive places in the country to do business, according to CNBC. New Jersey dropped to...more

Rekabet Için Sürdürülebilirlik - Mersin Siyaset 23.1.2012

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Rekabe Için Sürdürülebilirlik - Mersin Siyaset http://www.mersinsiyaset.net/haber/Rekabet-icin-surdururebilirlik--5378 Rotary 2420. Bölge’nin, Birlesmis Milletler Kalkinma Programi (UNDP) ile is birligi içinde yürüttügü...more

The Canadian Oil Sands - A Backgrounder: Current Issues in the Oil Sands

by Bennett Jones LLP on

Underutilized U.S. Refining Capacity and Transportation - Figures released by the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA) indicate that utilization rates at major U.S. crude processing plants are low – the...more

Week of January 23, 2012 on ILN Today - Roundup!

It's time for another roundup here on a rainy Friday morning in New Jersey! Once again we're seeing some excellent content coming out of our member firms from around the world - I highly recommend checking out these...more

Energy and Environment Update - May 9 2010

by Mintz Levin on

In This Issue: *Energy and Climate Legislation *Senate ..Senators Oppose Onshore Drilling Reform ..Energy Committee Approves Amendments ..Legislation Introduced ..Upcoming Hearings *House ..House Passes Home Star...more

International Legal News Volume 4 Issue 2 - July 31, 2007

In this Issue: *The European Company in France: Two Years On Lefèvre Pelletier & Associés, Paris by Roland Montfort / Véronique Deau *The Family Office Nigel Harris & Partners, Channel Islands by Anita...more

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