As we continue to watch the 2022 hurricane season and learn more about the impact of Hurricane Ian, we urge hospitals, universities, and all kinds of electric-consuming facilities along the Eastern seaboard, to prepare for significant future storm seasons.
Germany has recently proposed a draft bill for an Act on energy efficiency in order to increase energy efficiency, improve climate protection and implement EU law which will, in particular, have an impact on data center operators.
Earlier today, the New York State Climate Action Council adopted the final scoping plan (“Plan”), which will serve as a roadmap to achieve the climate change mandates set forth in New York’s landmark climate law – the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (“CLCPA”).
Consumers are increasingly seeking more sustainable products, making a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices part of their purchasing decisions.
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) was established under the ICSID Convention, signed by 165 countries to date, and is a preeminent institution for administration of investor-state disputes.
As of 1 January 2023, a set of tax changes will be implemented that may affect one’s Dutch tax position.
This update highlights some of the most noteworthy climate change-related federal and state regulatory, judicial and other developments of the past few months, and offers insights that may help guide insurers in their journeys toward more effective environmental, social and governance (ESG) and climate disclosures—whether they are traveling quickly or slowly.
On December 1, 2022, the US Department of Commerce (Commerce) published its preliminary determination in the circumvention investigation into whether imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) cells or modules imported from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand or Vietnam (collectively, the target countries) are circumventing antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on CSPV cells or modules from China.
The US Department of the Treasury just released its guidance on the labor requirements that must be fulfilled in order to maintain the credit for the full amount for clean energy and infrastructure projects under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (Act).
The US Department of Commerce (Commerce) has finalized its proposed regulations (Final Rule) implementing Presidential Proclamation 10414.
On December 16, 2022, a federal district judge in California denied artist Ryder Ripps’s and his partner’s anti-SLAPP motion and motion to dismiss in a closely monitored action filed against them by Yuga Labs, Inc. (“Yuga”), the creator behind the monumentally successful Bored Ape Yacht Club (“BAYC”) NFTs.
If your New Year’s resolution is fitness-related, we’re on the same page … or hamster wheel.
Even with the strictest compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and best workplace safety practices, on-the-job injuries from time to time are inevitable in the construction industry.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) promised in a March 2022 hearing to address what it considered to be “severe and pervasive” discrimination in the construction sector.
On December 2, 2022, President Joseph Biden signed the Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (Cannabis Research Act), which provides a mechanism for industry and academia to access and research cannabis, including marijuana and other cannabis-derived products without violating the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
Section 204 of Title II of Division BB of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 amended the Internal Revenue Code, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Public Health Service Act to add rules governing prescription drug data collection (RxDC).
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