The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of environment law across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting the environment in a particular country and addresses topics such as permits, environmental impact assessments, contamination of soil and groundwater, regulatory regimes for waste and climate change as well as insight and opinion on the most common issues in their respective country.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Paul Davies of Latham & Watkins.

1st Edition | Published: January 2020

Hot Topic: ESG

1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 One of the most challenging aspects of practising environmental law is the need to simultaneously keep pace with the rapid changes in laws and regulations as well as trends in the market. Over time, the market and governments have converged to move their focus beyond more traditional issues, such as soil and …

Austria

Haslinger/Nagele & Partner Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Brazil

Felsberg Advogados

Chile

Cariola Díez Pérez-Cotapos

Dominican Republic

Santroni Parsons

France

Foley Hoag AARPI

Germany

POSSER SPIETH WOLFERS & PARTNERS

India

Khaitan & Co

Italy

Maschietto Maggiore Besseghini

Mexico

Galicia Abogados SC

The Netherlands

Gaastra Attorneys-at-law

United Kingdom

Shoosmiths LLP

United States

Arnold & Porter

Uruguay

Guyer & Regules