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Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On August 1, 2019 the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published Staff Notice 51-358 Reporting of Climate Change-related Risks (the "Notice") to highlight the responsibilities
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Climate change litigation continues to evolve in many jurisdictions and Canada has seen its fair share of proceedings seeking to hold governments and the oil and gas
Siskinds LLP
On August 28, 2019 the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks announced Ontario's appeal of the Court of Appeal's decision on the constitutionality of the federal Greenhouse Gas
Fasken
On August 28 and 29, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act ("IAA") will come into force, along with a new set of Regulations
Stikeman Elliott LLP
New CSA guidance highlights the importance of climate change-related disclosure to securities regulators and investors and aims to assist issuers in identifying, and improving
Gowling WLG
Effective August 28, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act IAA will set aside the past 40 years of federal environmental assessment in Canada.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), COP25 will take place from December 2-13, 2019, in Santiago, Chile.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Our previous article on climate litigation discusses the framework by which plaintiffs around the world have brought claims against their governments for allegedly failing to mitigate greenhouse gas
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Demands for better reporting on climate change risks and opportunities by investors and the public have been increasing, prompting the Canadian Securities Administrators in March 2017
Bennett Jones LLP
On August 1, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-358: Reporting of Climate Change-related Risks (the "Notice") that provides guidance
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
The Notice focuses primarily on disclosure required in an issuer's Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) and Annual Information Form (AIF), but also touches on best-practices for voluntary disclosure.
Goodmans LLP
The Staff Notice does not modify or create legal obligations for reporting issuers.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In recent years, awareness of the potential impacts of climate change on issuers has heightened both in Canada and internationally.
Torys LLP
Canada's securities regulators have published guidance for public companies on preparing disclosure about material climate change-related risks.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released new guidance on August 1 on climate change disclosure (SN 51-358).
Bennett Jones LLP
On July 11, 2019, Quebec's Superior Court rejected a class action lawsuit seeking federal action relating to climate change.
MLT Aikins LLP
Under the current regime, compensation can be paid at the Fuel Charge rate or through the remittance of surplus credits.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On June 21, 2019, the federal government of Canada (Canada) passed Bill C-69, new legislation that will materially reform the federal environmental assessment regime in Canada.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The majority of the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled on June 28, 2019 that the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the Act or GGPPA) is constitutional.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Les nouvelles indications des ACVM mettent en évidence l'importance des obligations d'information liées au changement climatique pour les autorités en valeurs mobilières et les
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Gowling WLG
Until recently, few people in Ontario paid much attention to the "Federal Backstop," the federal carbon pricing system for provinces without a carbon tax or cap and trade program.
Siskinds LLP
Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2019 ONCA 544 on the constitutionality of the federal carbon pricing scheme.
Gowling WLG
On October 23, 2018, the Government of Canada announced the next steps in its climate action plan and reaffirmed its commitment to apply a federal carbon pricing system (the "Federal Backstop")...
Bennett Jones LLP
On October 23, 2018, the federal government made further announcements regarding the federal carbon-pricing backstop (the "Backstop").
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Late last week, the NYAG filed a law suit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against Exxon alleging that Exxon violated, among other things, the securities fraud provisions of a 1921 New York statute...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Climate change regulation is once again making legal headlines this year as the Government of Canada enacted its federal carbon pricing plan and new tensions between the federal and provincial governments have emerged.
Goodmans LLP
On November 29, 2018, the Government of Ontario released its proposed Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan (the "Plan").
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On February 12, 2019, the Government of Ontario posted its proposal for the Emissions Performance Standards (EPS).
Viridius Lex LLP
The federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act [1] (GHG Pollution Pricing Act) received Royal Assent on June 21 2018, as Part 5 of The Budget Implementation Act, 2018.
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