Environment Global Guide

Global insight from leading lawyers in comparative guides to the law worldwide

The Environment Global Guide combines practical information on topical cross-border environment issues and country-specific Q&As on environment law and practice. 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.


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Environmental liability comparative table

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Renewables incentive schemes, Commission intervention and state aid: new issues for Europe

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"I use the guides to find out data on, and the work and legal environment of, a particular country. My work covers Asia so I use them for Asian countries, in particular jurisdictions where I don't have a local lawyer such as Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia. "

- Suely Mori, Asia Counsel, Dow Corning Toray Co Ltd (Japan)

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