NSW EPA concedes more protection for individuals subject to “special executive liability”

In recent years, the issue of environmental protection has grown in importance.  As a result, the powers of the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (the EPA) to investigate and prosecute environmental offenders (including corporations and individuals) are being increasingly applied. Last month in Fordham v EPA [2018] NSWCA 167, the EPA clarified that any responses provided […]

The Clean-up Cover

Alan Thorn, Senior Underwriter specialising in environmental impairment liability at Liberty International Underwriters and Raisa Conchin, Partner at Wotton + Kearney uncover the need for environmental liability insurance to plug a significant gap that is prevalent in the insurance market with Insurance Business Magazine. Who needs it? Historically, environmental liability insurance was considered a necessity […]