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Guy Dwyer

Guy Dwyer is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Sydney office, practising primarily in environmental, planning and climate change law. He is valued for his ability to effectively identify the key environmental and planning law issues arising from a client's proposed course of action. Guy draws on his deep knowledge and experience in environment and planning matters to clearly and efficiently communicate advice in a manner that suits the needs of the client.

On 5 May 2021, the federal government announced its intention to make amendments to the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008 (the NGER Regulations) and National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Measurement) Determination 2008 (the Measurement Determination). The NGER Regulations outline the requirements for reporting entities under the NGER scheme and the Measurement Determination provides methods for estimating GHG emissions and the production and consumption of energy.

In brief The Supreme Court of Victoria has found liquidators can be made personally liable for clean-up costs in respect of land that was, on their appointment, polluted or environmentally hazardous as “occupiers” under the Environment Protection Act 1970 (Vic) (EP Act).[1] A disclaimer notice issued by the liquidators in respect…

The Commonwealth Government has accepted a number of recommendations from the King Review of Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) that would incentivise abatement opportunities in sectors which have had limited participation in the ERF to date. These could allow carbon projects to earn revenue faster through compressed crediting; allow greater…