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ClientEarth loses bid to appeal Shell director case

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ClientEarth’s lawsuit against Shell has largely been seen as a test case of how far director liabilities stretch when it comes to balancing climate risk (Photo: Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty Images)

Latest dismissal signals UK courts are hesitant to rule on directors’ responsibility for ensuring companies have adequate transition plans

The UK Court of Appeal has rejected a request by non-profit ClientEarth to appeal its derivative claim against the 11 board directors of oil major Shell it had sued earlier this ...

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