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Thursday, 17 June 2021 From 14:00 to 15:00 GMT

Location: Global

Speakers: Vanessa Havard-Williams, Rachel Barrett, Markus Appel, Gerard Meijer, Jean-Charles Jas

Climate change litigation: What do recent landmark cases mean for businesses?

There have been a number of recent landmark climate litigation decisions affecting governments and corporates, including one challenging Germany's Federal Climate Protection Act and another concerning Shell’s carbon emissions.

In this webinar, Linklaters partners from across Europe and the UK will discuss these decisions and consider the practical implications for businesses. In particular, we will cover:

  • the Hague District Court decision in the Shell case;
  • the German Federal Constitutional Court decision on the German climate law; and
  • the French affaire du siècle
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