In December 2019 Parliament passed a package of environmental bills geared towards developing, reinforcing and strengthening the laws which promote and support the management, protection, enhancement and proper use of the Bahamian environment.
Two new diesel-electric hybrid Straddle Carriers at the Port of Bridgetown are expected to help improve operations in terms of environmental sustainability, savings on fuel and wait times.
On 11th December 2019 the European Commission presented the European Green Deal to transform the European Union into a fair and prosperous society,...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
On the 1st of February 2021, the Brussels office of Elias Neocleous & Co LLC presented a webinar, accredited by the Cyprus Bar Association, on ‘The European Green Deal' .
In recent years we've seen increasing recognition being given to the notion of sustainable investing.
Ship recycling has recently taken a front seat both from a commercial perspective and a legal perspective. With an increasing number of ship owners choosing to recycle their vessels...
On 4 March 2020 the European Commission has opened the first round of feedback regarding two new legislative proposals aimed at tackling carbon emissions and taxation of certain fuels.
Courts around the world are increasingly becoming forums to mobilise action by governments and organisations on climate change, where domestic legislation and policy-making falls short.
Back in March, responding to the publication of new research indicating how companies with strong environmental credentials have been outperforming others during the Covid-19 pandemic.
On 12 November 2020, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) issued significant updates to the reporting framework (RF) for signatories.
In 2019, a group of over 140 CEOs from the world's largest companies identified a significant problem in the growing field of sustainability that continues today...
India commands the largest share of the world's shipbreaking industry but has justifiably been criticised for environmental degradation and lax compliance towards worker safety and health issues
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations, in particular the "E" and the "S", are working their way into the legal profession in ways that go far beyond the traditional CSR efforts
Climate change will no doubt continue to be a worldwide topic of concern and will impact us all.
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg
Yesterday, the European Court of Justice ruled on the question whether - in short - article 6:13 of the General Administrative Law Act
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Environment and Resources Authority (the "Authority") has adopted the following "temporary guidelines" in relation to the notification procedure for the
Mauritius may be experiencing its first major oil spill and a potential ecological catastrophe following the running aground of the MV Wakashio on 25 July 2020.
The amendments brought to the Environment Protection Act, 2002 under the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2020 mainly concern the implementation of temporary measures in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact.
United Arab Emirates
Fichte & Co
UAE Federal Law No. 166/2020, issued on 10th November 2020, has approved the joining of the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Coastal state jurisdiction is the jurisdiction enjoyed by the
coastal state in relation to breaches of regulations and laws by
foreign flagged ships that take place within its various maritime