Brussels Regulatory Brief: May 2021 | K&L Gates LLP

ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION  A Subsidiary can be Held Liable for the Harm Caused by the Anticompetitive Conduct of its Parent Company On 19 July 2016, the European Commission (the Commission) imposed fines on several car manufacturers for anticompetitive agreements on the pricing of trucks. Following this decision, a Spanish companyContinue Reading

Crisis Averted: How The USCG Environmental Crimes Voluntary Disclosure Policy Can Shield Against Prosecution | K&L Gates LLP

A vessel owner or operator discovers a (potential) environmental violation; now what? As the saying goes, the cover-up is worse than the crime. Over 13 years since its inception, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Environmental Crimes Voluntary Disclosure Policy (the Policy) remains a valuable mechanism in avoiding the risk ofContinue Reading

Stormwater Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment - Division of Environmental Quality and Washington County Sand/Gravel Mine Operator Enter into Consent Administrative Order | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C.

Download PDF The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment – Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) and the Washington County Arkansas Road Department (“Department”) entered into an April 13th Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) addressing violations of a water/stormwater permit. See LIS No. 21-032. The CAO provides that the Department operates aContinue Reading

Wastewater Enforcement: Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment - Division of Environmental Quality and City of Magazine Enter into Consent Administrative Order | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C.

Download PDF The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment – Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) and the City of Magazine, Arkansas, (“Magazine”) entered into a February 10th Consent Administrative Order (“CAO”) addressing alleged violations of a Clean Water Act National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) permit. See LIS No. 21-016.Continue Reading