Entries Tagged as 'Environmental Law'

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

What Would China’s Carbon Tax Regime Look Like

My Twitter stream is bubbling with excitement about China’s introduction of carbon tax: Quartz, Think Progress, etc. all reported on the Xinhua report, but the larger context is missing and the key questions about the implementation are not answered.   It’s an environmental tax, not a carbon tax The first thing I want to clarify […]

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

5 Key Points in China Guodian Power Development Co. Report

China Guodian Power Development Co. released its 2011 Internal Control Assessment Report, highlighing the following “high risk areas”.  It seems to me that these points are true sector-wide in China. 1. Growth in power consumption slows down. China’s economy enters a phase of “slow development, deep adjustment”. The speed of economic growth will continue to slow […]

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Links: Legislative Progress on the Environmental Front

Paul Hastings has a nice summary on the environmental aspect of China’s revised Tort Law – a review of the four major articles pertaining to environmental-related liabilities and their implications for foreign investors and corporations. Download the PDF. Along the same note, review of the draft of Law on Water and Soil Conservation has just […]