Our ESG team has a robust understanding of the regulatory and policy drivers of the market and experience across a wide range of sectors and contexts.
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7 March 2023
Our global and regional ESG legal outlooks are now available The general direction of travel for ESG in 2023 in many jurisdictions across the globe seems to be one of increased regulation, scrutiny and litigation, which will have a significant impact on how businesses plan, operate and report. Increased transparency and accountability, as well as ongoing concerns over greenwashing and litigation risk, are likely to rank high on the ESG agenda this year.
1 February 2023
This global perspective draws together analysis, thought leadership and highlights from our Dispute Resolution team around the world. The guide summarises and anticipates a selection of the major developments in Dispute Resolution for 2023.
23 January 2023
With 2023 now upon us, we examine the key topics we expect to have an impact on derivatives and structured products over the coming year. Explore the following topics on what to look out for across ESG, derivatives regulation (reporting, clearing, margin), enforceability of close-out netting in China, CSDR, benchmarks, structured products regulatory developments, UK approach to financial regulation, fintech, CLOs, synthetic securitisations and legal technology.
10 January 2023
We present the 2023 edition of our annual DCM publication with an update on some of the topics relevant to mainstream debt issuance we expect to be discussing in the year ahead. We provide high-level summaries of (and details of where you can find more information on) EU/UK Regulatory Reform, Sustainable Finance and Market Conduct developments, all as applicable to wholesale DCM market participants.
3 January 2023
In our UK Employment & Incentives Legal Outlook, we look ahead to predict the key developments and issues to watch out for in 2023, for all businesses operating in the UK, UK listed companies and the financial services sector.
19 December 2022
Several countries have announced their withdrawal from the Energy Charter Treaty, a multilateral treaty providing investment protection, including a dispute resolution mechanism, to investors in the energy sector. This guide addresses key legal issues to be considered by investors in energy and an overview of remedies available under other legal instruments such as bilateral and multilateral investment treaties, EU law, international conventions and national legislation.
15 December 2022
In this mini podcast series James Marlow sits down with Kim Woehl and Abhishek Kumar at Montagu to discuss Montagu’s ESG journey, including their ESG strategy, having science-based targets, and ESG at the investment stage and portfolio company level.
8 December 2022
There are a myriad of financial regulatory developments on the horizon in 2023. With so much to digest, we have broken our insights into three tailored reports designed to cover these changes from Banking and Wholesale, Payments, and Asset Management perspectives.
8 December 2022
As part of Linklaters’ Legal Outlook 2023 series, our global fintech team has published its Fintech Legal Outlook 2023. In this, we look forward to key legal and regulatory developments we expect to see in the fintech space in the coming year. Our review covers the full breadth of the fintech legal spectrum and looks across 19 jurisdictions in Asia, the EU, Latin America, the UK and U.S.
8 December 2022
In our legal outlook for 2023, we explore changes across a range of markets together with legislative changes and innovations that will, we believe, influence the year ahead for commercial real estate.
7 December 2022
What will 2023 bring for pension scheme trustees and sponsoring employers? Topics which have climbed up the agenda in 2022, such as liability driven investment, the cost of living crisis, ESG and pensions dashboards, will continue to be key themes in 2023. We are also expecting developments in important areas such as scheme funding, notifiable events and the single code of practice. To help you plan for the year ahead, we have summarised our top predictions for UK pensions law in 2023.
6 December 2022
As 2022 draws to a close, the Linklaters Banking practice looks back at key legal developments in the loan markets over 2022 and looks forward to those expected in 2023.
6 December 2022
2023 will be the year that global antitrust authorities implement and apply new tools designed to allow them to better support consumers in hard times. We expect to see authorities continuing to push the boundaries of established competition law and enforcement. Their top priority? Clamping down on anti-competitive practices by businesses under economic pressures, including in new areas like HR.