Environmental risks are often difficult to quantify and liabilities can be substantial. In addition, there is the risk of regulatory action in the event of a violation of environmental law. These violations generally also qualify as a criminal offence under Dutch law. This Practice Note considers the environmental risks that can arise in corporate transactions and sets out how these risks can be mitigated.
Continue reading the full Thomson Reuters Practical Law article, “Environmental Issues in Corporate Transactions: The Netherlands.”
* Reproduced from Practical Law, with the permission of the publishers.