Lexology PRO | Africa, Asia-Pacific, Australia, etc. | 23 Sep 2022
The ECB plans to decarbonise €387 billion in corporate bonds, the UAE establishes an independent climate change advisory body, and Australia ratifies its climate reduction targets – plus other key updates.
Covington & Burling LLP | USA | 23 Sep 2022
On September 15, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco provided new and expanded policy guidance (the “DAG Memo”) on corporate criminal…
Lexology PRO | USA | 21 Sep 2022
“We expect platinum-level compliance from your platinum-level clients”, Daniel Gitner, the criminal chief at the Manhattan US attorney’s office, told an audience at GIR Live New York on Tuesday.
Lexology PRO | USA | 20 Sep 2022
“What we expect now in 2022, is that companies will have robust and regularly deployed clawback programmes. All too often we see companies scramble to dust off and implement dormant policies once they're in the crosshairs of an investigation,” Marshall Miller told an audience at GIR Live: New York on Tuesday.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, China, etc. | 10 Aug 2022
Canada enacts amendments to the Investment Canada Act 1985, China pushes back against FDI “discrimination,” and Australia doubles filing fees for foreign investors – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Global | 3 Aug 2022
The International Sustainability Standards Board has received responses from across the globe on its proposed sustainability standards, with several industry figures saying they lack specificity and clarity.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, South Africa, United Kingdom, etc. | 22 Jul 2022
The High Court rules the UK’s net-zero strategy unlawful, South Africa presents a green transition framework, and only 8% of ASEAN businesses link executive pay to climate goals – plus other key updates.
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu | Japan | 18 Jul 2022
Incentives for cooperation have not been clearly articulated as part of regulatory policy in Japan. Therefore, companies cannot expect to receive the same substantial reduction in any final penalty imposed if they promptly self-disclose misconduct and cooperate throughout the investigation. However, may take into consideration whether voluntary self-disclosure and cooperation have occurred.
Snell & Wilmer LLP | USA | 18 Jul 2022
In a continued theme of increased enforcement of export controls, the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) of the U.S. Department of Commerce…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Brazil, etc. | 15 Jul 2022
The European Parliament classifies certain nuclear and gas energy as “environmentally sustainable activities,” Malaysia develops its ESG framework, and Brazil grants the Paris Agreement supralegal status – plus other key updates.