Global businesses have implemented strategies to ensure they can continue to operate in a rapidly changing and increasingly uncertain legal and regulatory landscape. Since the beginning of the pandemic in 2020, it has been increasingly clear that operational resilience and a clear strategy remain essential for organizations not only to survive, but to thrive. While protecting public health still remains the priority, many organizations continue to face challenges, including disruption to their supply chains, meeting contractual obligations, bringing people back to the workplace and implications under funding arrangements. Many of these issues need to be navigated on a cross-border basis.
This global resource hub identifies the key issues and provides practical guidance as well as innovative and strategic thinking from our lawyers around the world on the legal and regulatory challenges. Our multi-disciplinary team takes a holistic approach to risk management that spans business units, areas of law and national boundaries.
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Environmental, Social und Governance: Die ESG-Kriterien spielen eine zentrale Rolle für die Bewertung von Nachhaltigkeit sowie Klimawandel und beeinflussen zunehmend die anwaltliche Beratung von Mandanten. Wie beeinflussen die ESG-Kriterien das Geschäft von Mandanten? Welche Rolle spielt ESG in der Praxis der Großkanzleien aus gesellschaftsrechtlicher Perspektive und in M&A-Projekten? Wir werden diese sowie weitere Fragen rund um ESG besprechen und uns praktische Beispiele aus der Beratung genauer anschauen.
Ontario's new Consumer Protection Act one step closer to becoming law
Ontario will soon have new consumer protection legislation that will double fines and increase litigation and class action risk.
CBCA corporations must file information on individuals with significant control starting January 22
Starting on January 22, 2024, corporations under the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) that are required to maintain a register of individuals with significant control (ISCs) will have to file that information with the director under the CBCA.
Just Transition discussions at COP28: Are we on the right path?
The New Development Bank (NDB), the multilateral development bank established by Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa (BRICS) to finance infrastructure and sustainable development projects, hosted a very interesting side event at COP28 on Day 6.
Essential Corporate News – Week ending 8 December 2023
On 7 December 2023, the Financial Reporting Council’s Lab (FRC Lab) published a report on structured digital reporting, setting out some areas of focus for companies and suggestions to optimise reporting to meet the needs of investors and other users.
A global guide to navigating NFTs: Part 3 now available for download
Once relegated to the fringe of the crypto/FinTech communities, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are suddenly mainstream, appearing in new and increasingly commercial use cases, such as financial services, automotive industry applications, electronic gaming, sport highlights, music albums, film, art, fashion and digital branding.