The Environment multi-jurisdictional guide combines practical information on topical cross-border environment issues, country-specific Q&As on environment law and practice, and details of recommended environment lawyers and law firms. Whether you are looking for practical information on environmental legislation and regulatory authorities, permitting regimes for water or air pollution, or national targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the Q&As give an invaluable structured overview of the key issues, legal system and laws in multiple jurisdictions around the world.
Clifford Chance's Global Environment Group is made up of over 60 lawyers based in 25 offices. The group provides specialist expertise in Environmental and Health & Safety law across the spectrum of transactional, regulatory advisory and enforcement, and litigation contexts.
Clifford Chance acts for household name corporates in a wide range of industrial sectors including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, drink and consumer goods manufacturing. The firm also acts for some of the biggest players in the energy and infrastructure sector.
More information on the Global Environment Group can be found at www.cliffordchance.com/environment.
PLC would like to thank the following Clifford Chance offices for sharing their expertise and knowledge of their Global Environment landscape:
|Country Q&A||Contributing firm|
|Argentina||Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal|
|Austria||Schönherr Rechtsanwälte GmbH - Austria|
|Brazil||Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados|
|Canada||Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP|
|Chile||Urrutia & Cia Abogados|
|China||Gide Loyrette Nouel|
|Czech Republic||Clifford Chance|
|Hong Kong||Gide Loyrette Nouel|
|India||M V Kini & Co|
|Japan||Nishimura & Asahi|
|Mexico||Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez SC|
|The Netherlands||Clifford Chance|
|Panama||Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega (ARIFA)|
|Russian Federation||Baker & McKenzie|
|South Africa||Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc|
|South Korea||Lee & Ko|
|Turkey||Çakmak Avukatlik Bürosu|
|United Kingdom||Clifford Chance|
|United States||Jones Day|
|Emissions trading: current issues and future directions||Clifford Chance|
|Renewable energy: finite incentives||Clifford Chance|
|Hydraulic fracturing regulation in the US||Sidley Austin LLP|
|Onshore wind power development in Sweden and Finland||Roschier|
|The practical impact of the recast RoHS and WEEE Directives||The Levinson Environmental Law Firm|
|The legal framework for carbon capture and storage in Norway||Arntzen de Besche|
|Practical issues for water users in Mexico||Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa, SC|
|Tim Clare||Technical Director, WSP Environment & Energy|
|Ursula Schliessner||Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP|
|Kevin Green||Solicitor, IMT Counsel, United Kingdom & Ireland, IBM UK|
|Stephanie Hanson||Legal Adviser, Carbon Trust|
|William L Thomas||Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP|
|Bill Brownell||Partner, Hunton & Williams|
|Michael Coxall||Senior Professional Support Lawyer, Clifford Chance|
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