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|China Publishes Guidelines on Application of the Anti-Monopoly Law to Intellectual Property Rights|
Sébastien J. Evrard; Jones Day;
May 7, 2015, previously published on April 2015After years of discussions, China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce finally has released its guidelines on the application of the PRC Anti-Monopoly Law ("AML") to intellectual property rights ("Guidelines"). The Guidelines will come into force on August 1, 2015.
|The UK Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme 2014|
Christopher Papanicolaou; Jones Day;
May 7, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme ("ESOS") Regulations (SI 2014/1634), which came into force on July 17, 2014, requires large undertakings in the UK to carry out an energy audit and notify the Environment Agency ("EA") of compliance by December 5, 2015. Participants must...
|Singapore Signs Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements|
Zara Shafruddin, Matthew J. Skinner; Jones Day;
May 7, 2015, previously published on April 2015In its latest maneuver to distinguish itself as a leading hub for international dispute resolution, Singapore signed the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements (the "Convention") on March 25, 2015.
|The Solar Energy Compensation Debate Continues in 2015|
Gerald P. Farano; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015The ongoing advance of distributed photovoltaic ("PV") solar power generation in the U.S. continues to stoke debate regarding how residential PV customers should be compensated for feeding power back into the grid.
|Council on Environmental Quality Proposes Draft Guidance on GHG and Climate Change Consideration in NEPA Disclosures|
Greg S. Martin; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015On December 18, 2014, the Council on Environmental Quality ("CEQ") released a new draft guidance on when and how federal agencies should consider the effects of GHG emissions and climate change in their reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA"). This likely...
|Certain Climate Change Disclosures May Be Required Under SEC Regulations|
Jennifer M. Hayes, Charles T. Wehland; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015In the shadow of the Environmental Protection Agency's ("EPA") proposed rule for emission reductions for existing power plants, maintaining the appropriate scope and detail of environmental disclosures as related to climate change is under a spotlight for companies subject to the Security...
|D.C. Circuit Considers Motions to Govern Future Proceedings in Light of Supreme Court's Decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA|
Jane Borthwick Story; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015As previously reported in the Summer 2014 issue of The Climate Report, on June 23, 2014, the United States Supreme Court held that (i) the Clean Air Act ("CAA") does not compel the EPA to regulate greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions under either the Prevention of Significant...
|Nebraska Supreme Court Clears Roadblock for Keystone XL Pipeline Project|
John H. Grady; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015On January 9, 2015, the Nebraska Supreme Court upheld former Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman's approval of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline route, removing a roadblock frequently cited by President Obama as part of his hesitation to sign a bill approving the project. The proposed...
|Shareholder Resolutions Pressure Corporations to Disclose Plans for Climate Change|
Sarah Jean Fox; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015A large coalition of shareholders in several energy companies has recently published resolutions focused on provoking corporate responses to climate change. In early 2015, 150 investors in BP Plc ("BP") and Royal Dutch Shell Plc ("Shell") published resolutions with the two...
|California Courts Shelve San Diego's Transportation Plan for Failing to Address Climate Change Impacts|
Daniella A. Einik; Jones Day;
April 29, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015On November 24, 2014, the California Court of Appeal held that the San Diego Association of Governments' ("SANDAG") environmental impact report ("EIR") for its 2050 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy failed to comply with the California Environmental...