This is a Cross-Post from Lexis PSL.  Please contact Anita Lloyd with any questions.

The Environment Act 2021 (EA 2021), first introduced to Parliament in 2019, received royal assent and became law on November 9, 2021.  EA 2021 places obligations on UK businesses to prevent deforestation.  As published on Lexis PSL on November 30, 2021, our colleague Anita Lloyd examined these new obligations and explained how attorneys play a role in assisting UK businesses in meeting the new responsibilities now in place. Read the full analysis here.