GPP: Environmental Issues in Business Transactions
About This Class
This course is designed to explore the types of environmental risks and issues that are commonly confronted in a variety of business-related transactions such as the acquisition of all a company's stock, asset purchases, real estate deals, leases and financings. Special focus is devoted to how the environmental issues in transactions are identified and managed in the course of a deal. The unique environmental issues associated with the purchase and redevelopment of contaminated properties or so-called "Brownfield sites" are also covered.Method of evaluation: A combination of class participation, research presentations and negotiation and drafting exercises.