One of the biggest challenges facing businesses today is dealing with new or changing climate legislation. This is significant for all sorts of businesses. Whether you have questions about liability issues, funding, competition cases or new business models, dealing with the impact of new national and international environmental laws requires extensive knowledge and expertise. Whatever the area of law or sector, we have the specialists to interpret these laws, reduce risks and explore opportunities.
In-house Counsel Monitor 2019 | Climate change and the role of in the in-house counsel
This publication shows, among other things, how in-house counsel from Vattenfall, Siemens, KLM and ING come to the conclusion that a strong in-house counsel has to be more ambitious in the domain of climate change in 2019. Click on the button below to read the publication.
Climate change and its impact on the boardroom | key takeaways
In June 2019, 30 executives from numerous industries, environmental lawyers and other legal specialists came together to discuss the challenges and opportunities of climate change at Houthoff's 'climate change and its impact on the boardroom' summit. The key takeaways of the summit are described in 'Climate change and its impact on the boardroom | key takeaways', click on the button below.
Houthoff Class Action Survey
We expect that the Dutch courts will more often be the scene of international lawsuits on the damage of climate change. Therefore Houthoff's Class Action Team interviewed thirty-five experts from eight countries on trends in class actions and bundled these interviews into a survey. Would you like to read this Survey? Click on the button below. Would you like to receive our Survey online? Click on the button below and send the email.
The Netherlands will increasingly be the battlefield for class actions on climate change | Isabella Wijnberg in the Financieele Dagblad
Our lawyers expect that Dutch courtrooms will increasingly be the battlefield where international court cases on climate change damage will be fought. Activist groups are not just focusing on the government. Rather, it is the business community that will have to deal with claims more often. The FD interviewd Isabella Wijnberg about this trend.
Expected publication: Corporate Global Ladies & Climate Change
The Global Corporate Ladies Event will be the focus of a publication on the economic and social impacts of climate change and what these changes will mean for today’s business operations. This publication is expected in mid-October.