Mondaq Australia: Environment
Colin Biggers & Paisley
All "related persons" should develop and implement an adequate due diligence, risk-assessment and management strategy.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
NSW environmental authorities are not required to give notice of entry prior to entering the land for an investigation.
Clayton Utz
There are five steps water and sewage services operators can take to minimise the risk of committing pollution offences.
Clayton Utz
This recent NSW Court decision provides a reminder of how broad an NSW EPA licence holder's responsibility is.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Amendments have widened the scope of persons who may be liable for compliance with an environmental protection order.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Directors who fail to consider climate change risks could be found liable for breaching their duty of care and diligence.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Complying with multiple regimes can be a challenge for business and industry when activities extend across jurisdictions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Government aims to deliver a modern and fit for purpose legislative framework for environment protection in Victoria.
Clayton Utz
The Guideline may be used by practitioners, industry, regulators and owners or occupiers of land contaminated with PFAS.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Investors and financiers and others who fall within the "related person" test should be aware of these amendments.
Clayton Utz
The Discussion Paper signals that the Government is open to ideas on how Australia can meet its 2030 emissions targets.
Clayton Utz
The Northern Territory Government is considering a new environmental law and an overhaul of many existing procedures.
Jones Day
That is so even in the case of a financier that enforces a security agreed to by the company as part of the arm's-length terms of a financing arrangement.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This approach - of different regimes across different jurisdictions - is likely to continue in the climate change arena.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The FSB recommendations seek to provide the framework by which climate related risk reporting can occur consistently.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Any person, including a local council, can bring proceedings to remedy and restrain a contravention of the NV Act.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This Bill enshrines Victoria's long-term target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into legislation.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The Australian Government is scheduled to undertake a review of domestic climate policy in the latter half of 2017.
DibbsBarker
There is an increasing focus on the relevance of climate change risks to a director's duty of care and diligence.
Clayton Utz
The Government aims to implement all 43 recommendations of the 2014 Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel.
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Colin Biggers & Paisley
NSW environmental authorities are not required to give notice of entry prior to entering the land for an investigation.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to construction and infrastructure.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision is only a recommendation, but instances of acting contrary to a recommendation of the Land Court are rare.
McCullough Robertson
The judge held that the liquidators had to use available money to help the environment at the expense of other claims.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
All "related persons" should develop and implement an adequate due diligence, risk-assessment and management strategy.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to planning & the environment.
DibbsBarker
The NSW Government has opened a new round of consultation on the precise shape that some of these reforms should take.
Clayton Utz
There are five steps water and sewage services operators can take to minimise the risk of committing pollution offences.
Jones Day
Recent amendments to the ASIC Act and the CC Act extended the unfair contract terms regime, which previously covered only consumer contracts, to small business contracts.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This case identifies a specific scenario where the liquidators' power of disclaimer could not be used to avoid an EPO.
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