The risk of an accusation of “greenwashing” is now an important concern for many companies. Greenwashing is an ill-defined concept but, nevertheless, is increasingly a source of litigation and regulatory scrutiny – with more of both expected. It carries with it reputational, regulatory and litigation risks for which companies should be prepared. Whilst the risks
David Carpenter is a partner in Mayer Brown's New York office. He previously served as the Co-Leader of Mayer Brown’s New York Corporate & Securities practice group. He focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and sales of businesses, joint ventures and strategic alliances, with particular emphasis on cross-border transactions. His practice also includes representing clients in connection with PIPEs, venture capital and early stage investment activities as well as on corporate governance matters.