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Climate Change Disclosure - Heads I Win, Tails You Lose?

Arjuna Capital, a sustainable wealth management platform, and As You Sow, an environmental corporate responsibility advocacy group, have been advocating for publicly traded companies to assess and disclose the risks that...more

Out of the Box: Legal guidance for the consumer product + retail industry - Volume 2, Issue 1, Spring 2014

In This Issue: - California Announces First Consumer Products Subjected To New Green Chemistry Rules - FDA Issues Final Guidance Distinguishing Liquid Dietary Supplements from Beverages - Private Surgeon General...more

D.Lgs. 231/2001 Aggiornamento Normativo E Giurisprudenziale

Si riporta di seguito una breve rassegna dei provvedimenti maggiormente significativi in materia di responsabilità amministrativa degli enti ex D.Lgs. 231/2001. CAPACITA' ESIMENTE DEL MODELLO - CASSAZIONE PENALE....more

Legislative Update Report No. 2013-22 -- Nov 22, 2013

In This Issue: Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more

Legislative Update Report - No. 2013-18 Sept 27, 2013

In This Article: Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more

Materiality Momentum

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

Episode 76 – Ben Lee Shares CircleUp’s Crowd Funding Model

In Episode 76 of The Wendel Forum (originally aired on September 15, 2012, on 960 KNEW AM radio), show moderator Dick Lyons, co-founder of Wendel Rosen’s sustainable business practice group, welcomes Ben Lee, director of...more

AB 32 and GHG Market and Auction Basics

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

“It’s A Poor Dog That Is Not Worth The Whistling.”

I expect that a decade ago, whistleblower issues were considered primarily to be the province of employment law attorneys. Then there was Sherron Watkins, Enron and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Suddenly, issues involving...more

Pig Promise Produces No Prudhoe Pork For Plaintiff

What We’ve Got Here is A Failure to Pig In 2006, BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. shut down its pipelines and oil production in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska after leaks were discovered in two of its pipelines. Both leaks resulted from...more

SEC Gives Guidance for Public Companies' Disclosures Related to Climate Change

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") published Release Nos. 33-9106; 34-61469; FR-82 (the "Release")—effective on February 8, 2010—which outlines the SEC's views concerning disclosure requirements for...more

Securities and Exchange Commission Issues Interpretive Guidance Document on Disclosure Obligations Related to Climate Change

On February 2, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) published new interpretive guidance (“Climate Change Guidance”) relating to the disclosure requirements that public companies face with respect to climate...more

SEC Issues Guidance Regarding Climate Change

On January 27, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued an interpretative release that provides guidance on existing disclosure requirements for business or legal developments dealing with climate change....more

Securities and Exchange Commission Publishes Its Interpretive Release on Climate Change Related Disclosures

In early February, the Securities and Exchange Commission published an interpretive release (Release Nos. 33-9106 and 34-61469) about public company disclosures related to climate change. The Commission has previously stated...more

SEC Issues Interpretative Guidance on Climate Change Disclosures

On February 2, 2010, the SEC issued an interpretative release providing guidance to public companies on their disclosure obligations relating to climate change (Release Nos. 33-9106; 34-61469). The release focuses on recent...more

SEC to Require Companies to Disclose Global Warming Risks

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued interpretive guidance yesterday which requires publicly traded companies to consider the impacts of climate change – both the physical damage it could cause, as well as...more

NVCA Today: Carbon Value in Cleantech: Critical for Valuation, Revenue and Partnerships

Carbon Value in Cleantech: Critical for Valuation, Revenue and Partnerships The appetite of the venture capital community for Cleantech investment is large and growing, totaling more than $5.1 billion in 2007 and...more

In Brief - Summer 2008

In This Issue LAW NOTES canvasses a host of interesting and current topics including law suits that have no chance of success (summary judgment); insider trading exemptions; stipulated price contracts (CCDC 2);...more

Israel Practice News, Fall 2007

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

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