Tag Archives: environment

French Climate And Resilience Law: What Impact On Environmental Criminal Law? – Environment

To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. Law No. 2021-1104 of August 22, 2021 on combating climate change and strengthening resilience to its effects (the “Climate and Resilience Law”), adopted on July 20, 2021, was promulgated on August 24, 2021. Its provisions are inspired by the… Read More »

EU Commission proposes to strengthen criminal law to protect the environment

On 15 December 2021, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a new EU Directive1 aimed at tightening compliance with EU environmental laws through the introduction of new criminal offences, increased sanctions and better enforcement (the “Draft Directive”). If adopted, Member States would have to ensure their criminal laws punish a series of environmental offences,… Read More »

Assistant Attorney General Todd Kim of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division Delivers Keynote at INTERPOL’s 25th Annual Pollution Crime Working Group Meeting | OPA

Remarks as Prepared Thank you for that very kind introduction, Federica. And greetings to everyone joining the proceedings today. It’s my great pleasure to be part of a robust and fascinating agenda. As just mentioned, my name is Todd Kim, and I have the great privilege of leading the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and… Read More »