Environmental issues

Environmental issues guidance:

On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on membership of the EU, with a 52% majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. The full impact of the UK’s decision to...

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As a result of the 23 June 2016 UK referendum on membership of the EU, which voted with a 52% majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU, government published the...

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Restructuring and insolvency professionals may find themselves working with businesses that have obligations under the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme). This...

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Environmental permits and insolvency Some business operations which have an impact on the environment are likely to require an environmental permit from the Environment...

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Environmental liabilities can: • contribute to company insolvency and/or • affect the liabilities of directors, lenders and Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) involved with...

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What are the main laws and regulations governing this area? There are three main sources of environmental law that an insolvency practitioner (IP) should be aware of and...

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Background to the contaminated land regime (the regime) What is it? Contaminated land is any land which appears to the local authority in whose area it is situated to be...

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Sources of environmental liability There are three main sources of potential personal liability under environmental law that IPs should be aware of. These are: •...

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