Environmental Crimes in UK Law

  • 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 ... ...
  • FAQ On Whistleblowing Hotlines: A Data Protection And Criminal Law Perspective
    • Mondaq UK
    ... ... 179/2017 provides indications on reporting crimes and irregularities within the private and public employment context. More ... anticorruption, environmental damages, antitrust, discrimination)? ... There are no specific ... ...
  • The Definition Of Ecocide (August 2021)
    • Mondaq UK
    ... ... Court (ICC), there are four crimes, including genocide. SEF is an ... NGO that advocates amending the statute ... definition should help sift ordinary, domestic environmental ... offences from ecocide ... Not only does the environment cover a range ... ...
  • The Definition Of Ecocide (August 2021)
    • Mondaq UK
    ... ... Court (ICC), there are four crimes, including genocide. SEF is an ... NGO that advocates amending the statute ... definition should help sift ordinary, domestic environmental ... offences from ecocide ... Not only does the environment cover a range ... ...
  • Court Of Appeal Judgment Shows Environmental Offences Will Be Taken Seriously By The Courts
    • Mondaq UK
    ... ... The key lessons for businesses from this case are: ... Even when environmental crimes are committed on company ... premises, individual officers of a company can face prosecution ... and, on conviction, custodial penalties; and ... ...
  • Environment: UK Developments
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... ... the Contaminated Land Regime set out in Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 ("EPA 1990") ... The site in question had been a ... and 11 company directors were convicted for environmental crimes in 2003 ... The average fine imposed on businesses for environmental ... ...
  • Environment Bulletin: Waste Management
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... ... Approval by the regulator of an environmental body (the organisation that administers and uses landfill tax credits) may ... Fixed Penalty Notices For Environmental Crimes ... From 2 April 2007 the Environment Agency has been empowered to issue ... ...
  • Record '90m Fine For Southern Water Following EA Prosecution
    • Mondaq UK
    ... ... environmental offences after pleading guilty to 51 charges relating ... to unauthorised ... starting to reach the same level as the highest fines for crimes in ... financial services and that is good. There is growing scrutiny of ... ...
  • Pollution and Enviormental Risk Digest
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... ... was entitled to be indemnified under the terms of an environmental indemnity (see the Summer 2002 Digest for the High Court's decision). The ... help magistrates to assess the implications of environmental crimes when passing sentence ... The EA and Total have reached an agreement ... ...
  • 2024: Regulation gets 'smart'?
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    In our annual financial services Horizon Scanning webinar, our regulatory team provided an overview of upcoming and expected changes for UK firms. Partners from our UK team considered regulatory...
    ... ... to be fully aligned with its expectations for climate and environmental risks  EU ESG End of Q4 Q4 2024 (or Q1 2025) – FCA expects to ... on the scale and source of monies associated with environmental crimes can be shared to help identify and combat those crimes and associated ... ...
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