10-1-2010 Brazil ' s Launch of Lender Environmental Liability as a Tool to Manage Environmental Impacts

  • Bianca Zambão
  • Published 2015

Abstract

Due to an emerging Brazilian doctrine of environmental liability, lenders now face the prospect of lawsuits that seek remediation of, or compensation for, environmental damages resulting from their borrowers' activities. Unprecedented judicial decisions (based on a strict, joint and several environmental liability for lenders) broad standing, and ongoing… (More)

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