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November 21, 2014

Marc McAree Describes the Legal Risks of "Greenwashing"

Marc McAree is quoted in a Law Times article discussing the legal risks companies and individuals may face arising from false environmental claims. Marc notes that "greenwashing" could be happening in every industry that advertises bringing to the market an environmentally friendly or eco-friendly product. Marc warns of possible legal consequences from regulatory actions to class actions and individual actions. Lawsuits can also be framed in fraud, allege misrepresentation or breach of contract.

The article, “Greenwashers Warned About Legal Risks", was written by Arshy Mannand appeared in the November 17, 2014 issue of Law Times.

Companies and corporate directors and officers with questions about what constitutes "greenwashing", possible legal consequences of greenwashing and how to prevent it may contact Marc at mmcaree@willmsshier.com / 416-862-4820.

Click here to read the full Law Times article.

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