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Linklaters Insights: UK - At a glance: governance and risk December 2019/January 2020
Insight 31 Jan 2020

This latest guide looks at developments at the end of last year and the beginning of 2020. It covers: Brexit and the transition, final-form recommendations for audit and auditor reform, new stewardship obligations for investors, tougher new anti-money laundering rules, FRC guidance for this year's annual reports and Section 172 statements, the extension of the FCA's Senior Manager regime, market abuse, ESG and climate, private equity reporting, transparency of ownership of UK real estate and late payment. ...

NSW Government to prohibit scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions conditions
Insight 25 Oct 2019

Conditions of development consent regulating scope 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions outside Australia will be prohibited under proposed legislation introduced into the NSW Parliament. The draft legislation forms part of a package of measures announced by the Deputy Premier to provide certainty for mining investment, which includes continuing the previously announced review of the Independent Planning Commission (IPC). ...

Latest coal mine decision concludes scope 3 emissions are the end customer's responsibility
Insight 14 Oct 2019

The Rix's Creek Continuation Project has been approved by the NSW Independent Planning Commission only weeks after the refusal of the Bylong Coal Project. In its approval of Rix's Creek, the Commission accepted that scope 3 emissions are the responsibility of the end customer for coal exports. This conclusion significantly departs from the position taken by the differently constituted Commission on Bylong. ...

Climate change features again in latest coal mine refusal
Insight 26 Sep 2019

Last week the NSW Independent Planning Commission ( IPC ) refused development consent for the Bylong Coal Project ( Project ). Although the IPC stopped short of finding the Project unacceptable on ...

Class actions and emerging issues
Insight 30 Jul 2019

The nature of Australia's class action landscape has fundamentally changed since the outset of the regimes. ...

China's National Carbon Market - one step forward
Insight 26 Apr 2019

Draft legislation revealing the intended coverage and mechanics of China's national emissions trading scheme, which is due to commence operation within a year, has been released for public ...

Climate change reporting - heating up in 2019
Insight 29 Mar 2019

The need for companies to manage and report on climate-change risks is gaining momentum in Australia. This is part of a global trend, as investors and governing bodies increasingly expect companies ...

Climate change reporting - heating up in 2019
Insight 19 Feb 2019

The need for companies to manage and report on climate-change risks is gaining momentum in Australia. This is part of a global trend, as investors and governing bodies increasingly expect companies ...

National Energy Guarantee - the emissions requirement in Australia's carbon policy landscape
Insight 23 May 2018

Following the recent release of the National Energy Guarantee High Level Design Document, Partner Jillian Button and Lawyer Dale Straughen consider how the proposed emissions reduction requirement ...

National Energy Guarantee - development of Emissions Requirement
Insight 03 May 2018

Following the recent release of the National Energy Guarantee High Level Design Document, Partner Anna Collyer and Senior Associate Karla Drinkwater report on the proposed Emissions Requirement of ...

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