In this article, we discuss the increasing risks relating to climate change litigation (including as highlighted by recent reports) and what businesses should do to mitigate them.
In Commercial Disputes Weekly we consider a crucial decision holding the UK Government to account for failing to comply with its obligations to achieve net zero. We also look at the ever controversial issue of liquidated damages, a stealth jurisdiction argument and an unsuccessful challenge to the Court of Appeal’s approach to allowing grounds of appeal.
With serious climate-related disasters on the rise globally, the appetite, and indeed need, to tackle climate change and build a more sustainable future has never been higher on the personal, economic and political agendas. But what can we really expect from COP26 and will it deliver its ambitious goals? To find out, join our webinar!