Sweden: Recent Case Law: New environmental risks within groups and for external creditors - where are we heading and what do we want?

21 May 2014


Bird & Birds lokaler på Norrlandsgatan 15, 10 tr, Stockholm

According to a recent precedent from the Swedish Land and Environmental Court of Appeal regarding Proton Industries AB, a parent company that through economic support enables a subsidiary's operations can be responsible for the environmental liabilities of the subsidiary. The precedent also raises the question if other actors in the market which enable a company's operations, such as creditors, also can become liable.

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