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Business and Human Rights: New Universal Human Right To Access A Clean, Healthy And Sustainable Environment

Global - August 5 2022 On 28 July 2022, 161 States voted in favour of a United Nations General Assembly (“UNGA“) resolution declaring access to a clean, healthy and…

Sam Eastwood, Susanne J. Harris

Hong Kong SFC's New Rules on Bookbuilding & Placing Activities Come into Effect - 5 August 2022

Hong Kong - August 3 2022 New requirements of the Code of Conduct for Persons Licensed by or Registered with the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) on…

Susanne J. Harris, Alan H. Linning

Human Rights and the Environment - What non-EU-based companies need to know regarding the EU draft Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

European Union - May 24 2022 On 23 February 2022, the European Commission published its much-anticipated draft corporate sustainability and due diligence directive (the “Draft…

Luiz Gustavo Bezerra, Sam Eastwood, Gordon A. Palmquist, Mark Uhrynuk

Human Rights and the Environment - What Japanese Companies Need to Know about the EU Draft Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

European Union, Japan - May 18 2022 On 23 February 2022, the European Commission published its much-anticipated draft corporate sustainability and due diligence directive (the Draft…

Gordon A. Palmquist, Mark Uhrynuk

Human Rights and the Environment - What US-based Companies Need to Know about the EU Draft Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

European Union - May 11 2022 On 23 February 2022, the European Commission published its much-anticipated draft corporate sustainability and due diligence directive (the Draft…

Mark Uhrynuk