Designed for international, corporate, real estate,
environmental and litigation attorneys who have clients conducting
business inthe European Union that could be
impacted by existing and emerging environmental laws, this seminar
features environmental lawyers and risk management experts located in
the United Kingdom,
Spain and Italy.
Speakers will discuss the most significant environmental laws and
exposures in their respective countries including the European Union
Environmental Liability Directive (ELD). The ELD along with
existing EU regulations will make operators financially responsible for
activities that damage the environment. Several ELD claims are
presently being processed in various EU jurisdictions and include
significant cost exposures for cleaning up environmental damage.
Questions that will be addressed and
·How is the ELD being implemented and enforced within the EU?
the claims history for the
·What liability exists under the 1996 Integrated Pollution
Control Directive and 2006 Waste Disposal
·What are the biggest
concerns for environmental loss in a given country?
·What is next inEurope?
What waste permits are
·When and where does a company need to demonstrate
financial security and how can these requirements be
(non-governmental organizations) a significant threat
·What risk management techniques are available to mitigate the
·When and where is
environmental insurance compulsory?
Future educational sessions are being planned to
address environmental laws in South America, Asia andIndia.
Andrew Otis, International Section, Co-Chair International Environmental
Cicigoi, Romano and
Cicigoi, Milan, Italy
Uwe Marcus Erling,
Stiefenhofer, Lutz, Munich Germany
Dave Gordon, Partner, Eversheds, London,
Aon Limited/Aon Global, London, UK
Monereo Meyer Marinel-lo Abogados, Barcelona, Spain
Howard M. Tollin, Environmental Section, Co-Chair Membership
Andrew D. Otis, International Section, Co-Chair
International Environmental Law Committee
Jr. International Section, Co-Chair International
Environmental Law Committee
Section, Co-Chair International Environmental Law Committee
Sidamon-Eristoff, Environmental Section, Co-Chair International Environmental Law
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