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BOEM Announces First Regional Environmental Analysis of Offshore Renewable Energy
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published its notice of intent (NOI) on Friday, July 15, 2022, to prepare a programmatic environmental review to analyze the potential impacts of wind energy development activities in the New York Bight (NY Bight)—offshore New York and New Jersey.
CAC Seeks Public Comment on China’s New Personal Privacy Contract
The Cyberspace Administration of China, the country’s internet watchdog, began collecting feedback on the draft provisions with respect to the release of its Standard Contract for Outbound Cross-border Transfer of Personal Information, which includes guidelines for the use of the Standard Contract for data processors, on June 30, 2022.
DOJ Procurement Collusion Strike Force Revs Up in 2022
Continuing its prolific run of indictments, guilty pleas, and convictions, on July 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Justice Procurement Collusion Strike Force secured a guilty plea from a Texas military contractor for conspiring to rig bids on $17.5 million in government contracts.
Just Short of a Rule: Washington State’s Recommendations on PFAS Cleanup Levels
The Washington State Department of Ecology recently released a focus sheet that provides the department's recommended soil and groundwater cleanup levels for a group of chemical compounds known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
California Expands Energy Commission’s Jurisdiction to Bolster Clean Energy Development
Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 205 into law on June 30, 2022. This legislative effort significantly expands the California Energy Commission (CEC)’s jurisdiction and encourages the development of new clean energy projects.
DC Circuit Affirms Exemption for Certain Commercial Non-Telemarketing Calls
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit’s recent denial of a petition to review the Federal Communications Commission’s commercial non-telemarketing robocall rules ensures that consumers will continue to receive calls for important services, such as prescription refill reminders, power outage updates, and data security breach notifications.
Antitrust Challenge to McDonald’s No-Poach Restriction Evaluated Under the Rule of Reason
A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has held that an antitrust challenge to a “hiring restriction [that] prevented” plaintiff employees “from taking a better-paying position with a rival McDonald’s outlet” must be evaluated under the full rule of reason.
West Virginia v. EPA Curtails Federal Climate Action
The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) curtailed the agency's authority to regulate emissions from power plants through rules shifting electricity generation from coal to more renewable sources.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have long been fundamental to many of the world’s leading companies and asset managers. Today more than ever, corporate founders, executives, and boards of directors also recognize that a well-executed ESG strategy adds value, reduces risks, and builds a more informed and resilient organization.
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