This post was written by Nicholas Rock, Siobhan Hayes, Indeg L. Kerr, Maricela Robles Garza, Alexandra Gordon, and Pryderi Diebschlag.

It is common for our clients to require a short environmental indemnity in a property deal usually when the transaction is well advanced (and the due diligence is in) and often once the timetable is really compressed. Sadly there is no such thing as a quick and safe environmental indemnity and to read our latest client alert on the subject, please follow this link.