Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm with more than 2,700 lawyers in its offices located in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. The firm has internationally recognized practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate and regulatory areas. Our success is grounded in our devotion to the collaborative process, which reaches across global offices and practices and draws upon our deep subject matter expertise, an abiding commitment to teamwork and a powerful tradition of creative lawyering.

The EU regulators are reviewing the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation introduced in 2021, exploring the need for potential additional adjustments.

By Paul A. Davies, Nicola Higgs, Michael D. Green, James Bee, and Anne Mainwaring

On 14 September 2023, the European Commission initiated a consultation on its sustainable financial disclosure practices, seeking

The ACCC sets out best marketing practices and companies’ obligations under the Australian Consumer Law, including strict penalties that may follow.

By Paul A. Davies, Sophie J. Lamb KC, Michael D. Green, James Bee, and Aleksandra Dulska

In July 2023, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published draft guidance (Draft

Importers into the EU of CBAM goods should be aware of their transitional reporting obligations under the new rules.

By Paul A. Davies, Michael D. Green, and James Bee

On 17 August 2023, the European Commission (Commission) adopted rules governing the implementation of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) during its transitional phase,

As the objectives gain traction, they are meeting state resistance in court.

By Robin M. Hulshizer and Malorie R. Medellin

The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) strategic plan for 2022–26, released in March 2022, added a new foundational principle to the agency’s mission: the advancement of environmental justice and equity. Since unveiling its strategic plan,