LexisPSL Environment News Podcast – September 2018

LexisPSL Environment News Podcast – September 2018

Landmark Court of Appeal case on litigation in SFO v Eurasian National Resources Corporate, priority of environmental obligations in insolvency in Re Doonin Plant Hire Ltd (in liquidation), of the single-use plastic bag charge in England

Welcome to our environmental law news podcast produced in partnership with Christopher Badger, Barrister, 6 Pump Court.

In this podcast, we consider some of the key legal developments in environmental law during September 2018, including:

  • A landmark Court of Appeal case on litigation in SFO v Eurasian National Resources Corporate, which will be of interest to anyone dealing with cases of regulatory non-compliance
  • Priority of environmental obligations in insolvency in the Scottish case of Re Doonin Plant Hire Ltd (in liquidation)
  • Extension of the single-use plastic bag charge in England

To listen to the podcast, press below or to download and perhaps listen on the go, click here.

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Landmark Court of Appeal case on litigation in SFO v Eurasian National Resources Corporate – listen from 0.35 seconds

On 5 September, the Court of Appeal in Serious Fraud Office or SFO v Eurasian National Resources Corporation Ltd, overturned an earlier High Court decision, holding that documents produced during an internal investigation are protected by litigation privilege.

Christopher takes us through the judgment, explaining why the Court of Appeal overturned the High Court decision and makes clear that

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