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In brief

Baker McKenzie’s Global Environmental Group has recorded a 60 minute webinar which is available for viewing as your schedule permits on “Managing Global Environmental Compliance Challenges and Protecting Worker Health and Safety During COVID-19 Operational Disruptions.” The webinar offers perspectives from our Global Environmental Group attorneys in North and South America, Europe and Asia on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on industrial operations around the world and the steps companies and governments are taking to ensure the protection of the environment and worker health and safety in these uncertain and chaotic times. More specifically, our Group attorneys address in the webinar:


  • How manufacturing facilities across the globe are responding to shelter-in-place and shutdown orders;
  • The nature and scope of EHS compliance challenges being confronted by industrial enterprises;
  • The actions being taken by governments to ease regulatory burdens; and
  • Best practices for assessing and managing EHS enforcement issues and protecting worker health and safety during the crisis.

Watch recording here.

Note: A brief registration is required to watch the recording.


John W. Watson chairs the Firm’s North American Environmental Practice Group and leads the coordinated Global Environmental Practice, consistently recognized as the largest environmental practice of any law firm in the world. Mr. Watson has been advising industrial enterprises on managing environmental risks and liabilities arising out of their domestic and international operations for over 25 years.