The probability of an environmental disaster is low, but current
events in Canada have demonstrated how the consequences may be
catastrophic. How a company manages the event and its aftermath may
determine the fate of the company, its parent and affiliates, and
the risk exposure of its officers and directors.
In this presentation Gowlings and our multi-disciplinary panel
address some of the critical issues in environmental disaster
What is the corporation's legal obligation in the event of
an environmental disaster?
What are the legal obligations of the corporation's
officers and directors?
How does one asses, prioritize, and implement health, safety
and environmental remediation requirements?
How to deal with the regulators, investigators and the
Can you count on your insurance to fund your disaster
How can the company protect its brand in the aftermath?
In the inaugural episode of Diversonomics, co-hosts Roberto Aburto and Sarah Willis introduce listeners to the podcast and discuss their experiences with diversity and inclusion in the legal industry. They also outline some of the obstacles the profession faces with respect to adopting new strategies and overhauling old practices.
For episode two of Diversonomics, co-hosts Roberto Aberto and Sarah Willis interview Mark Greenburgh, a partner in Gowling WLG's London office. They discuss the exciting new diversity and inclusion opportunities that have arisen since the combination of Gowlings and Wragge Lawrence Graham, as well at Gowling WLG UK's LGBT OpenHouse initiative.
Mark Greenburgh is a partner in Gowling WLG's London office, with his practice focused on employment litigation. He helps clients find solutions to workplace relationship issues and interpret the special legislation or collective agreements applicable to public sector employees.
Mark is also a Higher Rights Advocate, a Freeman of the City of London, Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Solicitors, a member of the City of London Employment Law Committee and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
In episode three of Diversonomics, co-hosts Roberto Aburto and Sarah Willis interview Lorna Gavin, Gowling WLG U.K.’s head of diversity, inclusion and corporate responsibility. In their discussion, they explore the challenges and opportunities of implementing diversity and inclusion strategies across a global firm, while also detailing Gowling WLG U.K.’s various diversity networks.
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