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What are the implications of a new EU environmental directive?

Businesses and organisations remain largely unaware of the full potential implications of the Environment Liability Directive now in force, according to Mark Brumwell, partner and head of the environmental practice at lawyers Dundas & Wilson LLP in London, Edinburgh and Glasgow. In the Ray Bradbury story, A Sound Of Thunder, time travellers who stood on a butterflys wing affected the course of history. Legislation is now catching up on the same principle and calling into account all ...