With today being World Oceans Day, the future of our oceans and the effects of sea level rise are on our mind. Greenberg Traurig’s Kerri L. Barsh, co-chair of the Environmental Practice, recently published an article in South Florida Legal Guide Monthly titled “Five Things That Business Owners Need to Know About Sea Level Rise.” In this article, Barsh discusses how business can prepare themselves for impacts that may be caused by rising seas, including: (1) Knowing the nuances of your real property insurance coverage; (2) Being aware of the growing number of flood-related claims; (3) Taking note of regulatory changes; (4) Understanding the timing and requirements for vulnerable infrastructure; and (5) Knowing and complying with applicable disclosure requirements.

Read the full article here.