Mr Briggs leads the firm’s Australian environment, planning and communities team, while Mr Betts is a partner in the class actions department.
They discuss the responsibility of businesses to disclose the risks they face from climate change, as well as the likelihood of a shareholder class action being filed if they fail to do so.
While no major environmental class actions have been commenced in Australia yet, the two experts say it is only a matter of time and clients need to be prepared.
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