In this comparative review we look at the types of collective actions permitted in each jurisdiction and who may bring them. We examine whether they are opt in or opt out and what this means for the efficacy of the procedure. How collective actions are funded and the relief that is available is also considered. We also look forward to how the concept might develop in the future in each jurisdiction reviewed.
Our Thought Leadership publication on the rise of green loans and sustainability linked lending published in 2019 charted the development of these new types of loan and identified trends in documentation and practice. This Supplement explains how market practice has changed.
In response to the outbreak of Covid-19, governments around the world are introducing measures and restrictions swiftly to help citizens and businesses manage the resulting disruption, both in the short and long terms. Below is an overview of some of the various measures being introduced by governments to tackle the social and economic impact of Covid-19.
The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus is causing disruption across greater China and the region. This cross-practice guide highlights key issues that may affect business operations in the current environment.