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.
OSC publishes report on artificial intelligence in capital markets
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and Ernst & Young LLP recently released a report (the Report) exploring the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in Ontario’s capital markets.
Navigating NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens): A global legal and regulatory guide
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.
Courts have power to compel parties to engage in non-court based ADR
Discussing Churchill v Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council  EWCA Civ 1416 which stated courts do have the power lawfully to stay proceedings for the purpose of, or even order parties to engage in, Alternative Dispute Resolution.
COP28: Taking stock of progress
The first week of COP28 saw some key outcomes, in particular financial commitments to the Loss and Damage Fund, and an emerging consensus around a pledge to triple renewable energy and increase energy efficiency.