ECA Environmental & Product Liability Litigation Report

The Roux ECA team is pleased to introduce ECA’s Environmental & Product Liability Litigation Report, or ECA Blog, for our clients and other interested parties. The report will track emerging trends in environmental and mass tort litigation and provide information and commentary on tort and bankruptcy litigation rulings, legislation, state and federal environmental regulations, insurance coverage issues, and scientific and medical evidentiary matters.

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Drew Howard, MEM to Speak at Environmental Law Oil Symposium

May 03, 2024
On Wednesday, May 8, from 11am-12pm, Roux's Drew Howard, MEM will take part in a panel discussion entitled Encouraging Environmental Sustainability and Managing Climate Risk: The Increasing Role of Markets in Meeting the Climate Change Challenge.

What do the New SEC Climate Disclosure Rules mean for you?

March 20, 2024
On March 6, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a long-awaited regulation related to US publicly traded companies' disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and climate risk, capping an almost three-year span from when the regulations were first...

US Chamber of Commerce and Others Sue California Over Climate Disclosure Laws

February 14, 2024
By Brian MacLeod Six groups, including the US Chamber of Commerce and American Farm Bureau Federation, are suing California over corporate climate disclosure laws that were enacted on January 30, 2024. In a complaint filed on January 30, the groups...

How Should Companies Prepare for California’s New Climate Disclosure Laws?

December 19, 2023
In October, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law several pieces of legislation that will require certain companies doing business in California to report and disclose Scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions and climate-related financial risks. The...