If the polluter can’t pay, should the creditors? A review of the interaction of the environmental and insolvency law regimes in England and Wales

Umfreville, C. (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description

The paper considers the interaction of the environmental and insolvency law regimes in England and Wales, in particular the impact of a company's insolvency on environmental claims and liabilities. The paper goes on to consider possible developments in the area, and alternative means of recovering the cost of environmental claims when a company is insolvent.
Period9 Jan 2017
Event titleSustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART) Workshop:Enforcing Environmental Sustainability in the face of Business Failure and Distress
Event typeWorkshop
LocationOslo, Norway
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • Insolvency
  • Environment
  • Company
  • Corporate
  • Director