On 29 May 2023, Poland imposed sanctions on 365 citizens of Belarus, as well as other individuals and entities. Polish authorities declared that all designated individuals will also receive a Schengen zone entry ban.
On 1 March 2023 at 1.00 pm GMT, we will be holding a demystifying ESG webinar on the topic of “Getting to net zero and a circular economy through smart investment strategies”. The more common the understanding of imminent climate risk is, the more investors embrace investment strategies that seek to achieve net zero, circularity, energy transition and other changes advancing 2050 goals, alongside financial returns, such as ESG-driven M&A and impact investing. Regulations and government policies help to scale up the impact investing trend, and with capital markets and big PE players lining up to adapt, the odds of reaching the net zero targets look brighter. Yet, many challenges remain: fragmented regulations, an abundance of reporting standards, and discussions around measuring impact vs. financial returns.
Baker McKenzie’s Sanctions Blog published the alert titled Poland plans temporary administration of sanctioned entities and asset takeovers (legislation update) on 5 July 2022. Read the article via the link here. Please also visit our Sanctions Blog for the most recent updates.