Jeffrey B. Gracer



  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    Recent changes to accounting rules governing asset retirement obligations, particularly with respect to environmental legal obligations, have put the spotlight on environmental disclosure. The new rules are quite complex and ambiguous. Many of the finer points in their application have yet to be worked through by the accounting industry, in-house counsel...
  • Friday, April 1, 2005
    An important decision of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington ( Pakootas v. Teck Cominco Metals, Ltd.1 ) could extend the reach of U.S. environmental law to Canadian companies that are alleged to have caused pollution in the United States - even when a company's activities take place wholly within Canada and are subject to Canadian...
  • Disclosing Contingent Environmental Liabilities: Navigating In A New Environment Torys LLP (212) 880-6000
    Thursday, April 1, 2004