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A COVID-19 represents one of the greatest ever shocks to our economies and, in consequence, to the business models of financial institutions and the way they do business. Decision-makers must choose between adapting a wait-and-see approach or implementing more proactive strategies to safeguard and, if possible, grow their businesses.

Our 18th Annual Global Trade and Supply Chain Webinar Series entitled, “International Trade & Developments in a World Focused on Recovery & Renewal,” includes the latest international trade developments including updates on trade wars, trade agreement negotiations and key customs, export controls, sanctions developments, and foreign investment review regimes around the worlds.

In July of 2017, Andrew Bailey, the chief executive of the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), announced in a speech that after 2021 the FCA would no longer use its power to compel panel banks to submit rate information used to determine the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). Mr. Bailey encouraged the market to develop robust alternative reference rates to replace LIBOR.

The tax challenges of the digital economy may catch historically non-digital companies by surprise as they “go digital.” Baker McKenzie’s Special Report, Digital Revolution: Transfer Pricing on the Global Tax Battlefield provides insight into digital technology trends non-digital businesses are incorporating and the key tax trends companies must actively navigate including industry sector case studies, transfer pricing considerations, multilateral and unilateral measures, transfer pricing audits and dispute resolution.

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.

On February 10, 2021, the German government passed a draft law amending the German Money Laundering Act (Transparency Register and Financial Information Act Money Laundering – E-TraFinG Gw), which would result in some significant changes to the German Money Laundering Act. The article discusses the changes under the E-TraFinG Gw, its impact on companies in Germany and a recommended course of action.

Our 18th Annual Global Trade and Supply Chain Webinar Series entitled, “International Trade & Developments in a World Focused on Recovery & Renewal,” includes the latest international trade developments including updates on trade wars, trade agreement negotiations and key customs, export controls and sanctions developments. In addition to our usual…