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In our final week of the Annual Compliance conference, we focussed on key issues being faced by companies on ESG, supply chain and product compliance. Specifically, we discussed the new legal landscape in the EU and UK on product compliance and liability, supply chain due diligence trends and developments, and how to manage environmental, social and governance risks and increasing legislation in the US, UK and EU aimed at cracking down on vague, misleading, or unsubstantiated green claims.

Having not secured a deferred prosecution agreement in respect of U.K. Bribery Act offences since 2021 and having been rocked by a series of shortcomings regarding its investigation and prosecution of cases, the SFO has arguably been at its lowest ebb.

Now in its third edition, Baker McKenzie’s Global Sustainable Buildings Guide provides an updated overview of key topics that will be relevant to you on your journey to net-zero. Written by our Real Estate experts from across the globe, the Guide takes a comparative look across 34 jurisdictions at issues such as: certification models that are recognized in different jurisdictions; energy performance standards; available government subsidies and national targets; and regulatory measures and risks.

For the third week, we continued our Annual Compliance Conference with key customs developments impacting on businesses today. Specifically, we discussed the reform of the Union Customs Code in the EU, key trending customs developments in EMEA, and different methods of driving significant financial savings in global supply chains.

For the second week of our Annual Compliance Conference, we discussed key trade compliance issues impacting our clients globally. Specifically, we discussed the trade policy response of the US, EU and U.K. to ever increasing geopolitical disruption, global strategies for handling sanctions regulators and enforcement, and key global sanctions and export controls developments.

The latest edition of our Field Guide to Going Global helps you examine foreign law issues for taking business models, products and technology international. Our guidance should be helpful whether you are working for a start-up company or a large multinational enterprise that is broaching new frontiers.

Baker McKenzie Partner Peter Tomczak has co-authored the sixth edition of The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Handbook, a sought-after guide for in-house counsel at multinational companies seeking guidance and clarity on FCPA risks globally. The Handbook is published by the American Bar Association.
The Handbook has been fully updated and expanded, offering a comprehensive analysis of FCPA developments as updated from the previous 2018 edition, and anti-bribery and anti-corruption implications for transactions and compliance programs, offering practical guidance on how to address these issues.

This week we kicked off our Annual Compliance Conference with key antitrust compliance topics that are impacting businesses today. Specifically, we discussed antitrust risk and enforcement in relation to vertical agreements, and how to manage compliance risk in the context of transactions.

Our popular Annual Compliance Conference, which attracts over 4,000 in-house senior legal and compliance professionals every year from across the world, will be taking place from 30 April – 6 June. We will be delivering our cutting-edge insights and guidance virtually on key global compliance, investigations and ethics trends.

Financial institutions face growing exposure over greenwashing. Sustainability-related communications range from the publication of nonfinancial statements to the referencing of such terms in financial product names. This guide considers what is greenwashing, the developing legal landscape and how financial institutions may mitigate the risk of reputational damage.