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NAVEX’s Report on the State of Compliance: Positive News with Serious Gaps Noted

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NAVEX delivers quality studies and important insights on ethics and compliance topics.  In its 2024 State of Risk & Compliance, NAVEX provides a comprehensive report on current trends and practices involving risk and...more

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ESG Investments: the Asia-pacific Regulatory Perspective

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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is gaining traction across the Asia-Pacific region, but different jurisdictions and markets have varied approaches to disclosure requirements and regulations, creating a...more

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Is the African Mining Sector Ready to Respond to the Opportunities Offered by the Energy Transition?

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With the global surge in demand for critical minerals, the security of supply has become paramount. With its vast mineral reserves, Africa is poised to play a leading role in the energy transition. The continent’s potential...more

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The Future of Climate-related Disclosures for Multinational Companies

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Climate change has become a top priority on the global agenda, prompting governments, businesses, and investors to take decisive action. Central to these efforts is the disclosure of sustainability risks— particularly...more

American Conference Institute (ACI)

The Road to Net Zero: Core Principles to Prevent Greenwashing

“Net zero” is a topic as hot as the climate these days. With so much regulatory attention being placed on it, companies that do not communicate their net zero efforts appropriately or, worse, intentionally make false and...more

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Doing Business in Germany

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In World Law Group's Doing Business In Guide, member firms around the globe share how to successfully do business in their countries, key investment sectors, and what business opportunities are hot in the market right now. In...more

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The UK shareholder activism market: Unlocking value through M&A

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A Diligent interview with Tom Matthews, Sonica Tolani and Alex Woodfield, partners, White & Case. Are any specific demands being more frequently adopted in activist campaigns involving UK companies? Tom Matthews (TM): We are...more

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Global Survey of ESG Regulations for Asset Managers - ESG and the Sustainable Economy Handbook

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INTRODUCTION - Asset managers (i.e., investment advisers) offering funds in more than one country are accustomed to adapting to different regulatory requirements. However, the challenges presented by the global regulation...more

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Understanding the “G” in ESG: The critical role of compliance

Octavia Butler, a pioneering American writer, once wrote: “There is nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns.” Can this analogy also be applied to the concept of environmental, social, and governance (ESG)? While...more

Paul Hastings LLP

Is the CSDDD Really Setting a Level Playing Field for Human Rights Due Diligence?

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With calm being restored after the frenzied effort in the EU to pass the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD), it may be time to evaluate the extent to which the law as adopted has met its original...more

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Brazil Publishes Federal Decree Regulating Recycling Incentive Law

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On July 11, 2024, the Brazilian federal government published Federal Decree No. 12,106/2024, regulating the tax incentive for the recycling productive chain established by Federal Law No. 14,260/2021, which aims to promote...more

A&O Shearman

Great Fund Insights: ESMA Guidelines on funds’ names: Tell me your fund name, I’ll tell you your fund strategy

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On 14 May 2024, ESMA published its final guidelines on funds’ names using ESG or sustainability-related terms (the Guidelines). As a result, the use of certain environmental, social and governance (ESG) or...more

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The EU’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive - Obligations for Companies

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On 5 July 2024, the final text of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) was entered into the Official Journal of the EU. The CSDDD will enter force on 25 July 2024. This marks the final key step in the...more

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Doing Business in South Africa

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In World Law Group's Doing Business In Guide, member firms around the globe share how to successfully do business in their countries, key investment sectors, and what business opportunities are hot in the market right now. In...more

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Chevron and Carry On July 2024 - The End of Chevron: Considerations for Private Equity, Banks and Investors

It’s been less than two full weeks since the U.S. Supreme Court issued its Chevron decision, yet the myriad impacts of the ruling have caused many of us to feel like it’s been much longer, as we’ve stretched each day weighing...more

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Would “reframing” ESG restore its appeal?

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In this Comment from a Reuters magazine, the author attempts to rescue the underlying environmental, social and governance principles from the often disparaged term, “ESG.” ESG, he observes, was “[o]riginally conceived as a...more

Clark Hill PLC

The Learned Concierge - July 2024, Vol. 10

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The Learned Concierge - Welcome to your monthly legal insights on the trends impacting the Retail, Hospitality, and Food & Beverage Industries....more

World Law Group

Doing Business in Denmark

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In World Law Group's Doing Business In Guide, member firms around the globe share how to successfully do business in their countries, key investment sectors, and what business opportunities are hot in the market right now. In...more

Mayer Brown

The Pensions Brief: June 2024

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Issues affecting all schemes - General Election – impact on pensions - The General Election resulted in a landslide victory for the Labour Party. While no pensions-related announcements have been made since the election by...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson - Environmental, Social,...

[Commentary] A Trilogy of U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Empower Regulated Entities to Challenge Agency Regulations and Actions

In a trilogy of cases decided at the end of this term, the United States Supreme Court made significant changes to the administrative law terrain by: eliminating Chevron deference....more

NAVEX

Supply-Chain Risk Is Eating the World

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Ethics and compliance officers have long had an uneasy relationship with corporate sustainability efforts, mostly because most compliance officers aren’t quite sure they want – or know how to handle – responsibility for it. ...more

Goodwin

Minding the Store: Unanticipated ESG Issues Affecting ERISA Fiduciary Supervision

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A recent summary judgment decision from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas in an ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act) class action challenging the alleged impact of environmental, social,...more

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News update: ESMA publishes second package of final draft technical standards under MiCAR

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On 4 July 2024, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its second package of final draft technical standards under the Markets in Cryptoassets Regulation (MiCAR), including six draft regulatory...more

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Doing Business in Ghana

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In World Law Group's Doing Business In Guide, member firms around the globe share how to successfully do business in their countries, key investment sectors, and what business opportunities are hot in the market right now. In...more

Hogan Lovells

UK / EU / International ESG Regulation monthly round-up – June 2024

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June 2024 was another busy month for ESG regulation both in the EU and internationally. In the EU, the ESAs have published their final reports on greenwashing in the financial services sector and an opinion on the assessment...more

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