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Taking Responsibility

Personal Liability Under Environmental Law

By Stephen Tromans, Gillian Irvine

Routledge – 2000 – 120 pages

Series: Business and the Environment Practitioner Series

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    978-1-85383-597-1
    February 29th 2000

Description

A report written by two environmental lawyers which explains the responsibilities of company directors under UK and European environmental law, and their potential personal liabilities. It sets out what steps to take to avert liabilities and what to do in the event of environmental problems, including chapters on whistle-blowing by employees and liabilities for overseas activities.

Contents

Personal liability - a growing risk; general principles; criminal liability of directors; consent, connivance and neglect; non-executive directors, shareholders, and others; an inspector calls; whistle-blowing; will they prosecute?; the consequences of conviction; civil liability; liability for overseas activities; insurance and indemnity; some practical advice; managing a crisis.

Name: Taking Responsibility: Personal Liability Under Environmental Law (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Stephen Tromans, Gillian Irvine. A report written by two environmental lawyers which explains the responsibilities of company directors under UK and European environmental law, and their potential personal liabilities. It sets out what steps to take to avert liabilities and what to do...
Categories: Politics & International Relations, Governance - Politics & International Relations