- December 27, 2018
- Veirano Advogados
Brazil - Precedents from Superior Court: Environmental Damages
On December 17th, the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) published Precedents No. 623 and 629 regarding civil liability for environmental damages.
(*) Precedent No. 623: The environmental obligations have propter rem nature and
might be imposed against the current owner or possessor and/or any former owner
or possessor, at the creditor’s discretion;
(*) Precedent No. 629: The defendant can be condemned to repair environmental
damages and to indemnify them
Such precedents reflect majority of decisions from Brazilian Courts.
Veirano’s environmental team is highly specialized and is available to provide further
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