The 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), COP25 will take place at IFEMA - Feria de Madrid in Madrid, Spain from 2 to 13 December.
Our aim is to help our clients understand the potential opportunities and challenges that COP25 may have on their business. From climate finance to technology innovation, emissions abatement to energy transitions, our global team specialises in translating international trends into local opportunities.
We have been tracking and reporting on the progress of climate change negotiations and the implications across our core industry sectors since COP15 in 2009.
Our dedicated COP25 microsite has been created to provide you with an analysis of the climate negotiations to date, analysis from our teams around the world on ‘hot topics’ as well as updates from developments at the COP25 negotiations as they happen.
Transforming change into opportunity
We are committed to ensuring that our clients evolve and thrive as the world changes. Against a backdrop of market and technological disruption, our sector driven business model enables us to anticipate change across core industries and leverage the experience and knowledge of our experts in one industry in order to benefit our clients in another.
We help our clients embrace technology as a catalyst for growth. We help them understand and explore the evolving legal landscape as technology continues to change the way their business operates and how they deliver solutions to their customers.
We provide them with the support they need as they look to diversify their businesses with investment into new, low carbon asset classes and technologies.
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Freezing of cryptocurrencies in fraud
The question of whether cryptocurrencies constitute property was considered by the British Columbia Supreme Court in the 2018 case of Copytrack Pte Ltd v Wall as we described in a previous legal update.