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Private Equity For The Public Interest: The Evolution Of ESG In Asia And Considerations For Asset Managers And Investors
Since the establishment of the United Nations' World Commission on Environment and Development, sustainable development has been gaining momentum in the private equity (PE) industry.
Hong Kong
24 Sep 2019
China Publishes Draft Regulation On The Environmental Risk Assessment And Control Of Chemical Substances – The Real "China REACH"?
On 8 January 2019, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE), formerly the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) ...
28 Jan 2019
The Regulations, Permits And Considerations
Spanning Asia and Europe and bordered by eight countries, Turkey is located in a strategically important location and has a diverse cultural heritage.
26 Apr 2017
Hong Kong Owner Successfully Appeals Against Conviction Under The Air Pollution Control Ordinance
The appeal turned on the true meaning of "cause" (or causing) in s.77(2) of the APCO.
Hong Kong
18 Jul 2014
Air Pollution Control (Marine Light Diesel) Regulation
The Air Pollution Control (Marine Light Diesel) Regulation was gazetted on 17 January 2014. Subject to the approval of the Legislative Council, the Regulation will take effect on 1 April 2014.
Hong Kong
6 Feb 2014
Air Pollution Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Ordinance 2013 Passed
In our legal update titled, "Air Pollution Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Ban on the Use, Supply, Import and Transhipment of Asbestos or Asbestos Containing Material" dated 3 October 2013, we advised that the said Bill was published in the Gazette on 27 September 2013 and would be introduced into the Legislative Council in October 2013.
Hong Kong
2 Feb 2014
Waste Disposal (Amendment) Ordinance 2013 Enacted
In our legal update titled, "Bill Seeks to Enhance Regulatory Regime Governing the Disposal of Construction Waste on Private Land" dated 15 July 2013, we advised that the Waste Disposal Bill 2013 was introduced into the Legislative Council for scrutiny on 26 June 2013.
Hong Kong
21 Jan 2014
A Resolution Regime Of Financial Institutions In Hong Kong
On 7 January 2014 the Financial Services and Treasury Bureau of the Hong Kong Government (FSTB), in conjunction with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the Insurance Authority (IA), issued a first stage consultation regarding the introduction of a resolution regime for financial institutions in Hong Kong (the "Consultation").
Hong Kong
21 Jan 2014
Phasing Out Pre-Euro IV Diesel Commercial Vehicles
Air pollution control, diesel commercial vehicles, air quality
Hong Kong
21 Nov 2013
Air Pollution Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2013: Ban On The Use, Supply, Import And Transhipment Of Asbestos Or Asbestos Containing Material
The above Bill was published in the Gazette on 27 September 2013 and will be introduced into the Legislative Council on 23 October 2013.
Hong Kong
4 Oct 2013
Approval Of An Environmental Impact Assessment Report And The Issuance Of An Environmental Permit By The Director Of Environmental Protection In The Capacity As Both Applicant And Grantor Of Approval
Legal principles which apply when challenges are made to the approval of an Environmental Impact Assessment Report and the issuance of an Environmental Permit by the Director of Environmental Protection in the Director’s capacity as both the applicant and grantor of approval.
Hong Kong
10 Sep 2013
Air Pollution Control (Amendment) Ordinance 2013: Implementing New Air Quality Objectives
The Air Pollution Control Ordinance 2013 was passed by the Legislative Council on 10 July 2013 and will come into operation on 1 January 2014.
Hong Kong
25 Jul 2013
Bill Seeks To Enhance Regulatory Regime Governing The Disposal Of Construction Waste On Private Land
The Waste Disposal (Amendment) Bill 2013 was published in the Gazette on 21 June 2013 and introduced into the Legislative Council for scrutiny on 26 June 2013.
Hong Kong
18 Jul 2013
Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance
The Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance (Cap.610) (the "Ordinance") was gazetted on 3 December 2010 and will come into effect on a day to be appointed by the Secretary for the Environment.
Hong Kong
20 Dec 2010
Decree 68 on Sanctions for Legal Breaches in the Electricity Domain
On 15 June 2010 the Vietnamese Government issued Decree No. 68/2010/ND-CP on the sanctioning of legal breaches in the electricity domain (Decree 68). Decree 68 defines acts of breach and contemplates penalties against and remedies for such breaches.
8 Nov 2010
A Bird's Eye View of the Policy Address for the Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Hospitality and Leisure Industries
Following the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Donald Tsang’s latest policy address, this legal update considers the impact of the policy address on the infrastructure, real estate, and hospitality and leisure industries.
Hong Kong
18 Oct 2010
Bunker Oil Pollution Ordinance
Hong Kong has recently enacted the Bunker Oil Pollution (Liability and Compensation) Ordinance. Under this Ordinance, shipowners will be held liable for the damage arising from contamination caused by the discharge or escape of bunker oil from ships or in respect of a threat of such damage.
Hong Kong
18 Feb 2010
The First Chinese Standard for Voluntary Greenhouse Gas Offset
On 26 November 2009, the State Council of the People's Republic of China announced that the PRC pledged to voluntarily reduce its carbon intensity at 40 percent - 45 percent per unit of gross domestic product by 2020 against 2005.
10 Feb 2010
Thailand Anchors Down its Oil Pollution Liability Laws
The Thai Cabinet has approved a draft law governing civil liability for oil pollution from shipping. The draft seeks to implement international maritime standards and establish firm policies to deal with the catastrophic effects of oil spills.
3 Feb 2010
China Revamps Renewable Energy Law
The National People's Congress ("NPC") Standing Committee adopted amendments to the Renewable Energy Law ("REL Amendments") on 26 December 2009, although they will not become effective until 1 April 2010.
1 Feb 2010
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