14 Jun 2022
State of Play: The rise of climate litigation in Australia
Climate change has been an intensely difficult political issue for Australia, where making the transition to renewable energy sources has proved politically challenging. Increasingly, climate change is being discussed in boardrooms and by regulators as well as being considered by investors and consumers when making decisions.
Greg Williams and Emily Tranter explain why companies operating in Australia need to carefully consider climate related risk, and ensure they are disclosing material risks and have a reasonable basis for any climate related claims.
To learn more about the key market trends and latest legal developments in Australia, visit our Australian Market: the state of play page.
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14/06/2022 7:00:00 AM
Climate Change and Sustainability
Litigation and Dispute Resolution