How financial institutions can apply lessons learned on operational resilience in light of COVID-19
For financial institutions across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has proved to be a real-world test of operational resilience.
COVID-19: Firms confront operational resilience challenges
As the world begins to emerge from lockdown, businesses are having to make enormous adjustments because of the challenges created by COVID-19.
Going viral: Heightened cyber and corporate crime risks in the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 outbreak has posed an unprecedented challenge – not just for individuals and governments, but also corporates seeking to navigate unchartered waters in the widespread disruption caused by the global pandemic.
Malaysia sticks to its guns on corrupt corporations and senior personnel
On June 1, 2020, Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 (MACC Act) entered into force.
From disrupted to tainted supply chains: Canadian legislation against modern slavery may be coming post-COVID
Bill S-211, An Act to enact the Modern Slavery Act and to amend the Customs Tariff (the Bill), was introduced in the Senate on February 5, 2020.
Institutional responses to the COVID-19 pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down businesses, locked down communities and closed borders, the international arbitration community is not alone in having to rapidly develop new ways of working. For a cross-border system of dispute resolution that frequently involves participants from different countries, the challenge posed by COVID-19 to international arbitration is acute.
The COVID-19 crisis: EU Competition Policy response
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, European Union (EU) President Ursula von der Leyen has formed a team led by eight Commissioners to coordinate the EU response.
EU relaxes antitrust restrictions in the food and agriculture sectors
On May 4, 2020, the European Union (EU) announced a package of measures to support the food and agriculture sector and mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, including relaxing some antitrust rules on cooperation.
Global antitrust and competition trends for 2020
We are living through the most dynamic period in antitrust and competition policy for decades – with pressure for change coming from different directions and likely to generate concrete proposals and political controversy in 2020, plus the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic adding unprecedented complexity and uncertainty.