ESG Ruling Sends Out Warning To UK Parent Companies

By Jonathan Swil, James Matthews and Edward Taylor (August 15, 2022, 2:49 PM BST) -- In a significant development for environmental, social and governance litigation in the U.K., in Municipio de Mariana v. BHP Group (U.K.) Ltd. & BHP Group Ltd.,[1] the U.K. Court of Appeal has allowed a £5 billion ($6.1 billion) damages claim brought by around 200,000 Brazilian claimants to proceed against mining company BHP....

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