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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Q&A on Environmental Law in Germany

1 October 2013

This article provides a guide to environmental law and practice in Germany featuring a wide range of topics including:

  • The main permitting frameworks
  • Liability regimes for contaminated land and environmental damage
  • Regulators' powers and approach to enforcement, and NGO involvement
  • Lender liability
  • How environmental issues are dealt with in asset and share sales
  • Environmental due diligence in transactions
  • Environmental reporting and auditing

It is one of a series of articles covering Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, the United Kingdom (England & Wales).

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