Environmental issues in transactions

Environmental issues in transactions guidance:

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect environmental law, see Practice...

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This Practice Note is part of the Environmental transactions asset purchase toolkit. It has been produced in partnership with ELM Law. Technical due diligence If there...

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The asset purchase agreement (APA) will typically be drafted during the preliminary or due diligence phase and finalised during this phase. Negotiations will extend right...

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Sellers will often use a virtual data room (a restricted access internet site set up by a service provider on behalf of the sellers, as distinct from a ‘physical’ data...

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This Practice Note is part of the Environmental transactions asset purchase toolkit. It has been produced in partnership with ELM Law. EHS...

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In the due diligence phase the buyer’s lawyers and other advisers have the opportunity to investigate the legal, technical and financial performance of the...

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This Practice Note is part of the Environmental transactions asset purchase toolkit. It has been produced in partnership with ELM Law. When is an indemnity...

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When is environmental insurance appropriate? Environmental insurance may need to be considered in the following situations: • an environmental report identifies...

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For more information, see: Post-completion environmental issues (asset purchase)—checklist. Deal with any EHS issues highlighted in the legal due diligence...

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The majority of the completion and post-completion tasks in an asset purchase transaction are undertaken by the corporate lawyers, such as: • completion...

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Heads of terms The acquisition of a business (the target business) will begin with agreement of the main commercial terms including price, deal structure, due diligence...

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Reviewing technical reports If a technical environmental report was obtained by the buyer during the due diligence phase (or provided by the seller in the...

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Acting for a seller The Precedent: EHS warranties—asset purchase agreement—seller’s version contains a minimal set of environment, health and safety (EHS) warranties when...

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This Practice Note is part of the Environmental transactions asset purchase toolkit. It has been produced in partnership with ELM Law. The following questions can be used...

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Why are lenders concerned about environmental risk? The ever growing number of environmental laws has affected the way that lenders perceive environmental risk and has...

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