Jonathan D. Cocker


With IBA partners from across Latin America, Jonathan Cocker’s article on “Harmonizing Plastics Strategy Across The Pacific Alliance” will be published in the next issue of Environmental Liability: Law, Policy and Practice.

The recently announced Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (“LEEFF”) will require loan recipients to report on climate-change and sustainability-related risks and opportunities. This reporting will likely require companies to develop forward-looking plans to contribute to Canada meeting its net-zero by 2050 goal under the Paris Agreement. Key Takeaways Loan recipients will be required to publish an annual report consistent with the Recommendations of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (“TCFD Recommendations”).Reporting…

Jonathan Cocker will be moderating a panel on International Developments in Single-Use Plastics Bans hosted by be Waste Wise on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 10:00 AM EST. Register Now

Jonathan Cocker will be presenting a webinar on Helping Producers to Manage the Developing Global Agenda Around the Repairability of Electronics, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 11:15 AM EST. Register now

Jonathan Cocker was invited to be a panelist on Helping Producers to Manage the Developing Global Agenda Around the Repairability of Electronics moderated by Compliance & Risks on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM EST.

While all States and Territories across Australia except for New South Wales have now banned single-use lightweight plastic bags, moves towards the phase out of other single-use plastics are still at the public consultation stages. The Queensland Government is the latest to seek public submissions on a proposed ban on the supply of plastic straws, stirrers, plates, cutlery, coffee and other cups, and heavyweight plastic bags. It joins the South Australian, Western Australian and the…