Chemicals Regulation

We are Stibbe Chemicals Regulation specialists

There are numerous regulations relating to chemicals and hazardous materials. Our team offers full assistance navigating clients through any application and compliance issues.

Chemicals Regulation

The world of chemicals regulation is highly complex. In response our expert team interprets the finer details into simple terms, allowing clients to assess the potential impact on their business affairs.

Our team of specialists assist in the application of, and compliance with, a wide range of EU-driven environmental legislations. These include REACH, SEVESO, RoHS directive, WEEE directive, End-of-Life Vehicles directive, NEC directive and general waste directives.

Further to this, we have in-depth experience regarding compliance with the Publications Series on Dangerous Substances, the transport and storage of hazardous materials and/or chemicals, and drafting environmental legislation for authorities.

Over the years we have assisted many clients on the potential impact of regulations on their business concerns. For example, the bearing of REACH on M&A activities and on the restructuring of companies; the impact of European Regulations and Directives on waste; the legal implications of chemical incidents and the effect of the national emissions ceiling from the NEC directive on individual environmental permits. 

Our team has also successfully handled litigation cases before national and European courts.

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    Stibbe advises on the construction of the Drentse Monden and Oostermoer wind farm

    Experience - On 21 February 2018, the Administrative Jurisdiction Department of the Council of State rendered its judgment on the construction of the Drentse Monden and Oostermoer wind farm. The zoning plan and other permits are now irrevocable and the construction of the wind farm, including 45 wind turbines, in the municipalities Aa and Hunze and Borger-Odoorn may begin

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    Stibbe advises on REACH obligations

    Experience - Advising a global industrial company on an overview of the minimal requirements and obligations as a company to comply with the European principles of duty of care regarding the presence of hazardhous substances in their product.

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