Environmental issues on corporate transactions

Environmental issues on corporate transactions guidance:

This Practice Note provides an introduction to environmental criminal liability, offences and the different stages of the criminal process from investigation to...

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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper UK LLP 1 The Vendor shall indemnify and keep indemnified the Purchaser against any and all Asbestos Liabilities. Asbestos...

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What is contaminated land? 'Contaminated land' is a specific legal term defined in the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Pt IIA (EPA 1990). The contaminated land regime...

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Contaminated land 'Land contamination' is a general term used to describe any land that may be contaminated in some way. 'Contaminated land', is a specific legal term...

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Requirement for a register Every enforcing authority must keep a freely available public register of contaminated land under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, Pt...

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Who may be liable? Anyone who is an 'appropriate person' may be liable for remediation of contaminated land under Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA...

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What environmental offences require mens rea? While most environmental offences are characterised by strict liability, a limited category require an element of mens rea...

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A parent company is not responsible for the acts or omissions of its subsidiary simply by virtue of its status as parent. Each subsidiary has separate corporate...

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Purchasers and vendors consider a range of issues when undertaking due diligence during a commercial transaction for acquisition or sale of a businesses and its...

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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper UK LLP ARCHIVED: This Precedent has been archived and is for historical purposes only. Warranties 1 No Group Company is required to...

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1 Please provide full details of the Company’s compliance with the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (the initial phase: 1 April 2014 – 31 March 2019) (CRC Scheme), including:...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Definitions Environment all or any of the following media: (a) air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Definitions Environment all or any of the following media: (a) air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether...

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Definitions Environment all or any of the following media: (a) air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether below or above ground); (b) land...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Definitions Environment all or any of the following media: (a) air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Environment Health & Safety Please provide the following: 1 Copies of all environmental reports relating to the Property or the...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law Environment Health and Safety Please provide the following: 1 Copies of all environmental reports relating to the Property or the...

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Updated in partnership with Begonia Filgueira of Foot Anstey The environmental damage regime (EDR) requires operators of activities responsible for serious environmental...

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The purpose of environmental due diligence For general information on share purchase, see Practice Notes: Due diligence—share and asset purchases and Warranties and...

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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper UK LLP Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the...

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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper UK LLP Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Clean-up liabilities are legal and financial obligations to remediate pollution or contamination pursuant to: • statute, eg a pollution incident which causes...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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STOP PRESS: This overview is being updated in light of the Finance Act 2018 and other amendments to landfill tax, the aggregates levy and climate change levy coming into...

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The Sentencing Council has published offence specific sentencing guidelines for use in the magistrates’ courts and Crown Courts in England and Wales for the unauthorised...

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The Sentencing Council has published offence specific sentencing guidelines for use in the magistrates’ courts and Crown Courts in England and Wales for the unauthorised...

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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 1 Definitions Contamination means the presence at any time of any Hazardous Substances in the soil and water at or under the Property...

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