Work Area: Climate regulation

UK Environment Agency launches economic crime unit

The UK government has introduced a new unit within its environmental protection agency tasked with investigating money laundering and other financial crimes linked to the waste sector.

05 February 2024

Frankfurt prosecutors search DWS again in greenwashing probe

24 January 2024

French court lays out rules for human rights, environmental compliance

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A court in Paris has for the first time interpreted how companies should comply with a law requiring them to implement plans to prevent human rights and environmental abuses.

19 December 2023

EU agrees on environmental, human rights rules for companies

15 December 2023

Dutch prosecutors launch probe into US chemicals producer

20 October 2023

SEC to prioritise ephemeral messaging and ESG misstatements, enforcement director says

Gurbir Grewal also provided more guidance as to how the securities regulator approaches noticing companies that they are facing a possible enforcement action.

22 September 2023

Japanese crane builder to pay $43m over US emissions breaches

01 September 2023

ASIC launches third civil lawsuit over greenwashing

11 August 2023

ASIC starts second court case against investment fund over greenwashing

25 July 2023

Former Fiat Chrysler employee pleads guilty in Dieselgate scandal

A former executive at carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has pleaded guilty to taking part in a conspiracy to mislead US regulators and customers about the emissions and fuel efficiency of certain vehicles.

21 July 2023

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