Environmental Crimes in UK Law

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  • Higher Fines Imposed for Environmental Offences
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Powerday plc was issued a record fine in April this year for offences relating to operations involving over 17,000 tonnes of waste deposited and stored illegally. Powerday – one of the biggest wast...
  • Can Kicking and Buck Passing: Reform of Corporate Criminal Liability
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    In January 2017, the UK Government issued a consultation paper calling for evidence on reforming corporate criminal liability for economic crime. Nearly four years later, on 3 November 2020, the Go...
    ...... their answers on liability for human rights abuses and environmental breaches, which were outside the scope. The consultation was focused ... of a similar statutory offence focused on specific economic crimes. This will allow incremental change, as the range of predicate offences ......
  • 10 Key Focus Areas for UK-Regulated Financial Services Firms in 2022
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations have come to the forefront of firms’ regulatory change agendas in recent years, and this focus looks set to continue in 2022. The past yea...
    ......Further, relatively new topics such as climate change and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly signicant for ......
  • The Definition Of 'Ecocide'
    • Mondaq UK
    ......genocide and crimes against humanity and their application in the. Nuremberg Trials. In ...Rome Statute was ratified in 1998, creating the ICC, environmental. crimes were not included. In 2010, lawyer and environmental. campaigner ......
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