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Transactional Support

A major part of the global environmental and regulatory law group’s work is concerned with providing advice to multinational corporations, global financial institutions, public sector institutions and other organizations on the management of environmental and regulatory risks and liabilities in mergers, acquisitions, disposals, financings, projects, joint ventures and similar transactions.

Our transactional advice on a particular matter may include, for example, the following:

  • due diligence on environmental, health and safety matters
  • lender liability
  • piercing the corporate veil
  • transaction structure issues
  • environmental indemnities and warranties
  • property transfer requirements and permit transfer issues
  • environmental investigations (phase I and phase II environmental site assessments)
  • environmental insurance
  • risk mitigation

News & insights

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News: 03 FEBRUARY 2020

Top rankings for A&O’s Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure group

A&O’s global Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure group has finished top of the IJGlobal and Dealogic league tables, making 2019 another highly successful year. 

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Publications: 27 JUNE 2019

French cannabis committee unveils recommendations for medical cannabis pilot programme in France

Yesterday, the French specialised committee on cannabis (CSST), which was established in mid-2018, held its last meeting and presented its final recommendations for the implementation of a medical cannabis pilot programme to the French National Agency for Medicines and Health Products Safety (ANSM).

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Publications: 20 JUNE 2019

Italy launches urgent tender for the supply of 400 kg of medical cannabis: New opportunities for cannabis producers

For the second time, the Italian Ministry of Defence has launched an open tender for an urgent need of cannabis for therapeutic purposes by the Florence Pharmaceutical Chemical Plant. The estimated reference price of the tender is EUR 1,520,000 (net of VAT) for 400 kg, which represents an average of EUR 3.8 per gram. This tender represents a great opportunity for foreign investors to enter the Italian medical cannabis market, which was the second largest European medical cannabis market in 2018. Compliance with EU Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) is required. Offers must be submitted by 3 July 2019 (10 AM) at the very latest.

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Publications: 14 MARCH 2019

Belgium considers creation of cannabis agency

On 27 February 2019, the Belgian Parliamentary Health Committee adopted almost unanimously a resolution which facilitates the creation of a cannabis agency.

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