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Comment—EU industry sees climate litigation as fast-emerging source of regulatory risk

Comment—EU industry sees climate litigation as fast-emerging source of regulatory risk
Published on: 17 May 2021
Published by: MLex
  • Comment—EU industry sees climate litigation as fast-emerging source of regulatory risk
  • Emerging trend
  • Access to justice
  • Risk factors

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MLex: Lawsuits by activists against EU governments are emerging as a fresh source of regulatory risk for businesses as national courts are increasingly persuaded to order policymakers to work harder on climate targets. Germany is the latest example of environment-minded litigants forcing tougher action on greenhouse-gas emissions, and it’s unlikely to be the last, especially with a landmark EU-wide climate law set to enter force soon. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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