Environmental Due Diligence & Allocating Risks

Available: In Stock
Product No: 15093
Duration: 3.00 Hours
Publish Date : 10/23/2013

Item Description :


Environmental risks in real estate and corporate transactions are a concern for property owners, buyers and lenders.  Environmental due diligence is critical to determine the scope of these risks, preserving defenses to liabilities and managing environmental issues.  This materials set will address how due diligence can help you and your clients evaluate exposure to statutory liability, complicated regulations, state and federal agency enforcement, and clean-up costs.  Appropriately managed due diligence and risk allocation can help you and your client avoid unhappy surprises after the deal is done.

Learn strategies for mitigating exposure to environmental liabilities and to examine the statutory and regulatory framework that drives environmental due diligence in real estate and corporate transactions.

I.  When and Why Environmental Due Diligence Matters
a. Owner/Operator liability for environmental contamination
b. Defenses to liability
c. Liability exposures for lenders

II. Conducting Environmental Due Diligence
a. Defining scope of inquiries
b. Complying with “All Appropriate Inquiry” obligations
c. Considerations for sellers and buyers
d. Contractual provisions

III. Mitigating Exposure to Environmental Liability
a. Negotiating contractual transfers of risks
b. Utilizing government programs and protections
c. Evaluating and obtaining environmental insurance

IV. Disclosure Requirements
a. Land transfer requirements
b. SEC reporting

William J. Squires, III, Esq.
Bingham McCutchen LLP

Nathan J. Brodeur, Esq.
Goodwin Procter LLP

Raymond T. Roach
William Gallagher Associates Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Elizabeth Krol

Pricing :
CLE Book & Audio CD: Member $165.00
CLE Book & Audio CD: Non-Member $195.00