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Waste

Allen & Overy advises on all aspects of the regulation of waste and waste management activities, including the definition and classification of waste, permitting requirements, the transfrontier shipment of waste, licensing and national and local regulatory issues.

Our experience also includes advising on waste projects utilising a variety of technologies including energy from waste and anaerobic digestion plants. We also have extensive experience of advising on the acquisition and disposal of businesses in the waste management industry and in waste related litigation.

News and insights

Two large building pillars

Publications: 09 June 2022

SEC proposes enhanced ESG disclosures with significant repercussions for private funds, private wealth advisers, and broker-dealers

On May 25, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) proposed rule and form amendments that, if adopted, would require specific, additional disclosures regarding environmental, social,…

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Solar panels

Publications: 08 June 2022

Biden Administration announces 24-month duty exemption for solar imports from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam

On June 6, the Biden Administration announced a two-year duty exemption for solar products from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam (together, CMTV), as well as authorization for the use of the…

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Building

Publications: 06 June 2022

Voluntary carbon markets: Analysis of regulatory oversight in the U.S.

We are honored to have assisted ISDA with a white paper which further explores the voluntary carbon markets in the context of U.S. legal and regulatory considerations. 

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Modern buildings against a blue sky

Publications: 02 June 2022

Carbon trading in the compliance and voluntary markets: Challenges, opportunities and the role of U.S. regulators

There is a growing global focus from a broad spectrum of stakeholders across the global economy on how to avoid, reduce, and remove greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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