North America

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North America

Is asbestos making a comeback?

This past June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a proposed “significant new use rule” (SNUR) on asbestos. This article provides risk mitigation advice and highlights why liability fears will likely deter its use by design professionals.

Class action filing increase shifting D&O dynamics

The frequency of U.S. federal and state securities class actions have been increasing markedly in recent years. At the time of writing, there have already been 372 suits filed so far. This article looks at the factors driving the increase and what this means for the D&O landscape.

Protecting your business from wildfire

Wildfires in the western U.S. have been increasing in frequency and duration since the mid-1980s, posing a significant threat to buildings and lives. This article looks at three sources of wildfire ignition and how businesses can address building vulnerabilities by creating a defensible space zone.