Guide for General Counsel on Corporate Sustainability v2.0
This Guide responds to the widespread growth in interest in sustainability and the growing demand from the legal community for practical guidance on how to integrate sustainability considerations into business as usual.
The Prudential Regulatory Authority or PRA published a supervisory statement earlier this year that requires banks and insurers to begin incorporating climate related financial risk into their governance and management processes. This article originally appeared on Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence, 8 October 2019.
Linklaters has become a brand sponsor for an AI and Robotics campaign being run by Crowdcube, the UK’s largest equity crowdfunding platform, in collaboration with Britbots, which funds and supports UK-based robotics, AI and automation businesses. The Emerging Tech campaign aims to find and fund UK based entrepreneurs and later-stage companies in the robotics, automation and AI industries.
The securities lending market is at a crossroads. The market is becoming increasingly complex, and regulation increasingly onerous. However, regulatory and technological catalysts provide the market with an opportunity to reconsider how loans are managed and how processes can be adapted and streamlined. This white paper looks at the ideal lifespan of a securities loan.
GCs share practical tips and strategies on embedding corporate values and responsible business conduct, integrating ESG factors into decision-making processes, conducting human rights due diligence, using grievance mechanisms and using sustainability principles to navigate through crises.
To coincide with Sibos 2019, the world’s premier financial services event, our specialists have pooled their expertise to report on and unravel the complex legal landscape facing financial institutions in an ecosystem increasingly focused on AI.
Welcome to the latest edition of Insolvency Bitesize. After months of uncertainty, relief is at hand for administrators appointed out-of-court by a company or its directors, as the High Court has clarified just what level of information is needed about the date and time of their appointment.
Global antitrust enforcers have shown little sign of taking the summer off, and competition law enforcement remains a high priority in many countries. Here's a look at the four key trends that we are seeing around the globe.