RT203

Environmental Due Diligence for Mergers & Acquisitions

Monday, May 23 | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Topics:

Environmental Issues, Legal, Regulatory, Guidelines, and Standards

Arranger: D. Napier, DNA Industrial Hygiene, Manhattan Beach, CA. Moderator: M. Norman, Law Office of Margaret Norman, Manhattan Beach, CA. Monitor: S. Celly, Celly Services, Inc., Long Beach, CA.

Conducting an Environmental Due Diligence (EDD) is essential prior to any Merger or Acquisition. With an EDD, the new owner might be able to avoid exposure to liability or may want to use the information to negotiate terms of sale. EDD can also provide a defense to some statutes. Presenter will provide techniques for conducting the EDD, risk assessment and information about remediation concerns.

Mistakes to Avoid When Performing Environmental Due Diligence Surveys R. Deitchman, Harris Corporation, Herndon, VA.

Checklist for Refinery Remediation Due Diligence G. Silverberg, Attorney at Law, Wilmington, DE.

Materiality: The Real Issue Driver What’s Important and What’s Not N. Feldscher, New York City Department of Environmental Protection, Corona, NY.

Health and Safety Considerations in Mergers and Acquisitions P. Platcow, Philip Platcow, CIH, MS, Chestnut Hill, ME.