Environmental Liability Buyouts: A Risk Management Solution for Addressing Environmental Cleanup Liabilities

Environmental cleanup obligations represent a significant financial cost and create uncertainty for many organizations.

Although some assume they must retain liability and control costs through internal processes, environmental liability buyouts provide an opportunity to divest the cleanup obligation — and significantly reduce or eliminate their cost exposures and internal expenditures.

During the February 26, 2015, 30-minute webcast, Jim Vetter, managing director with Marsh’s global Environmental Practice, discussed:

  • What an environmental liability buyout is.
  • Which environmental risks can be transferred.
  • When your business may benefit.
  • How to structure the deal and manage counterparty credit risk.