In December 2023, the 28th United Nations Conference of the Parties (“COP28”) reached consensus on a just and equitable transition away from fossil fuel use supported by significant global growth in renewable energy capacity.
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Your Name’s Not Down, You’re Not Coming In? Publication Of Shipping Company List Kicks Off ETS Registration Process
EU ETS obligations for shipping companies and the transposition of the Implementing Regulation.
In this edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly, we look at legal privilege in fraud cases, when a landlord withholding consent may be reasonable, when state immunity applies and guidance on remediation orders for building safety defects.