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Environment weekly highlights—3 September 2020

Published on: 03 September 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—3 September 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Scotland invests £160m in rural economy for recovery from coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Brexit
  • Committee launches inquiry on the Fisheries Bill 2019–2021
  • UK REACH—updated Brexit transition guidance from Defra
  • Further Brexit transition guidance published by BEIS
  • Brexit survey—preparing for the end of the transition period
  • Brexit readiness checklist—updated Brexit transition guidance from the European Commission 
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes our analysis of the government’s Circular Economy Package Policy Statement, discussing its background, key measures and practical implications, as well as analysis of the Court of Appeal decision in R v Ryder, concerning the appellant's liability for the storage of waste on their premises. We also cover the latest Brexit developments, including the opening of a Public Bill Committee inquiry into the Fisheries Bill 2019–2021 and the launch of our survey on how the legal market is preparing for the end of the Brexit transition period, which we invite our readers to complete. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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