Could your transaction be impacted by PFAS? Three questions to ask
By: Joel T. Bowers, Jeffrey S. Longsworth and Tammy L. Helminski, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Emerging environmental risks that are uncertain and evolving require special considerations during corporate transactions. One good example of this in today’s world is dealing with risks associated with PFAS, a shorthand way of referring to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. This family of thousands of compounds is subjected to uneven and inconsistent regulation across the country and further regulation is still evolving. This makes quantifying and evaluating potential risks difficult, but important. Read more.