On 23 February 2022, the EU Commission published its proposal for a directive on corporate sustainability due diligence obligations, which aims to foster sustainable and responsible corporate behaviour throughout global value chains.
This series of ESG-focused thought leadership webinars will share insights and practical guidance for businesses considering what ESG means for them. Set out are details of our forthcoming demystifying ESG webinar series for 2022 including: regulations, executive pay, climate change, strategic initiatives and corporate responsibility.
The coalition agreement (Koalitionsvertrag) adopted this week by the future German federal government – which governs the cooperation of the joint coalition government during the upcoming legislative period until 2025 – comprises a number of legislative proposals relevant to corporate compliance and governance structures.
We are pleased to invite you to our annual virtual Global Year-End Review of Import/Export/Trade Compliance Developments. Our international trade compliance lawyers from around the world will review the major global legislative, judicial and administrative activities and trends in export controls, trade sanctions, customs compliance, and import requirements which will be 16-18 November 2021.
Anahita Thoms, Head of International Trade, Germany, speaks with Matthew Galvin, Global Vice President (Ethics and Compliance) at Anheuser-Busch InBev, about compliance challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of data analytics in driving organizational transparency, and tackling corruption.
Anahita Thoms, Head of International Trade, Germany, speaks with Omid Nouripour, Member of the German Bundestag and Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs for the Green Party, about the global fight against climate change, economic sanctions as a foreign policy tool, and the proposed new Supply Chain Act in Germany.
Companies face a number of challenges in creating an ethical culture and sustainable risk compliance regime. Anahita Thoms, Head of International Trade, Germany, speaks with Klaus Moosmayer, Member of the Executive Committee and Chief Ethics, Risk & Compliance Officer at Novartis, about global supply chain compliance, ethical decision making, and the importance of human rights and environmental concerns for daily business practices.
In brief As the transition period after the Brexit will expire on 31 December 2020, time is running out to reach an agreement. With the introduction of the UK Internal Market Bill, which partly contradicts the regulations in the Northern Ireland Protocol of the Withdrawal Agreement, the British Government has further…
As we entered the new decade, businesses were already grappling with new challenges to their license to operate: What did it mean to be a good corporate citizen in the context of the climate emergency and continuing social inequality? Consumer and employee activism and political pressure at both the global…
The COVID-19 pandemic has risked stalling the commitment CEOs have shown to environment, social and governance (ESG) matters in the past decade.
Our white paper, Sustainable Success: Exploring Environmental, Social and Governance Priorities for Industrials through COVID-19 and Beyond, explores sustainability through a COVID-19 lens — uncovering practical ESG considerations for recovery and beyond with insight from industry leaders and our experts.