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Published by the American Bar Association (ABA), Environmental Issues in Business Transactions discusses environmental laws from a transactional perspective, focusing on the information that a transactional lawyer needs to identify, evaluate, and effectively address environmental issues.
Environmental laws and regulations play an increasingly important role in corporate transaction and affect a wider range of businesses from the multinational corporation to the mom-and-pop corner service station or dry cleaner. There are now many tools in the environmental law toolbox and strategies that lawyers can employ to address environmental issues if the issues are identified and addressed early enough in the deal negotiations.
Environmental Issues in Business Transactions is a unique book that discusses the principal state and federal environmental regulatory programs affecting business and commercial transactions, and offers practical guidance on the impact of these complex requirements from the unique viewpoint of a transactional lawyer. The chapters have been written by seasoned environmental lawyers with extensive transactional experience. The authors share strategies and guidance that have been successfully used in a wide range of sophisticated and complicated business transactions.
The book not only provides practical approaches to minimize or manage environmental liabilities, but can also help extract value in transactions when adopted early enough in transactions. It includes valuable forms that you can customize to your practice needs.