The U.S. Supreme Court stayed a ruling today that blocked implementation of a Trump-era water quality rule narrowing the authority of state and tribal authorities to reject projects that would violate state or tribal water quality standards.
Cannabis is big business in California.
On Jan. 11, EPA proposed more stringent National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPs) that apply to both major and area source primary copper smelters.
The proposed New York Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act (the Fashion Act) targets clothing and footwear companies that sell their products in New York and exceed $100 million in global revenue. The Fashion Act requires those companies to map their supply chains, disclose environmental and social impacts, and set targets to improve some of those impacts.
On March 15, 2021, acting Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Allison Herren Lee formally sought comments on climate change-related disclosures in annual 10K and quarterly 10K public company filings.
Statewide recall of vaporized products with non-cannabis derived ingredients.
On Feb. 11, EPA proposed updates to both the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) that apply to Lead Acid Battery (LAB) Manufacturing Area Sources (Subpart PPPPPP) and the New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) for LAB Manufacturing Plants (Subpart KK).
Outside the United States, particularly in the European Union (EU), the assessment and reporting of corporate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations and risks have already become legal requirements.
Federal stream and wetland permits that relied on a Trump-era definition of “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) may be modified, suspended, or revoked if approved after a court struck the Trump-era rule.
The regulations implementing the CCPA require that a business verify the identity of a consumer that submits a specific-information access request to a “reasonably high degree of certainty.”
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in November 2022 released a targeted exam letter pertaining to communications for crypto products and services.
It has been a long and heated debate as to whether NFTs and certain cryptocurrencies can be deemed as securities under applicable laws and precedents.
In a prior post, we wrote about the importance of reviewing the terms governing the sale of an NFT to determine what rights, if any, are included in the sale in order to commercially exploit the asset associated with the NFT, and the confusion that emerges in interpreting such terms through the lens of copyright law.
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