On 11 March 2015 HPP hosted a topical seminar on “Transfer ofenvironmental and competition law based liabilities in transactions”.
The seminar gathered more than 70 visitors together to listen to HPP’s experts and to discuss environmental and competition law related questions in transactions and bankruptcy.
The head of HPP’s environmental team, Partner Kari Marttinen described the transfer of environmental liabilities in transactions and bankruptcy while the team’s Senior Advisor Mikko Erkkilä focused on environmental liabilities in legal due diligence and M&A agreements. The head of HPP’s competition law team, Partner Tuomas Saraste discussed the transfer of competition law based liabilities in different transactions and Senior Associate Anu Aaltonen focused on state aid risks relating to transactions. The seminar was chaired and presentations commented by Partner Vesa Silaskivi from HPP’s Transactions and Investments team.
HPP’s speakers are happy to provide further information on the seminar and the topics discussed. Due to the high interest in the topic HPP will arrange another seminar on the subject later this year.