Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law, procedure and policy.
This month’s edition includes the following:
Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) Issues Guidance on End of Brexit Transition.
Court of Appeal rules Multiple Aspects of Wrongdoing Aggravating Factor.
Court of Appeal decides that COVID-19 Concerns did not Render a Conviction Unsafe.
Law Commission Announces Review of Corporate Criminal Liability.
The Consumer and Markets Authority (CMA) is to examine if ‘eco-friendly’ claims are misleading.
Government announces its Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution.
The High Court has dismissed a judicial review against the EA regarding the definition of waste.
Environment Bill amendment proposed during House of Commons committee stage.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) publishes draft legislation and consultation response on plastic packaging tax.
The UK will become the first country in the world to make Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) aligned disclosures fully mandatory across the economy by 2025.
Government publishes further update on greenhouse gas emissions trading from January 2021.
Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) published its Report on Electronic Waste and the Circular Economy.
Inquest which may recognise air pollution as a cause of death for the first time begins.
European Commission discusses amendments to and guidelines on shipments of plastic waste.
European Chemical Agency (ECHA) updates background note on restriction of Bisphenol A (BPA).