Baker McKenzie recently held FutureWorks, a virtual conversation series featuring leaders from some of the most innovative companies discussing how global employers can embrace the large-scale trends changing the nature of work amid major disruption. Episode 14 addresses renewal strategies for a transformed workforce following the COVID-19 pandemic.
5G has proved to be an important and transformative technology in an increasingly digital world. Parallel and complementary is the significant growth of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) sector. This sector is disruptive and has varied applications, and will further prove to be a useful asset in the post pandemic era – and is projected to be an increasingly key and exciting technology around the delivery of 5G and vice versa. In this episode of TMT Talk, Raffaele Giarda, Jennifer Trock, and Andrea Mezzetti discuss how 5G helps the UAS sector advance further and what role technology companies, in turn, play in further developing 5G technology itself.
On 21 April 2021, the European Commission published the final Delegated Act (DA) under the EU taxonomy as part of the wider EU sustainable finance package. The key goal of the package is to provide tools for investors to identify sustainable investment opportunities and to direct finance towards the European Green Deal.
Episode 12: Singapore – MAS Revises Technology Risk Management Guidelines The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently revised its Technology Risk Management Guidelines 2021 after feedback from a 2019 public consultation and engaging with cyber security experts. In this episode, Stephanie Magnus, Ken Chia, and Ying Yi Liew take a closer look at compliance, regulator expectations, cyber threats, and other important considerations — taking into account that financial institutions encompass large multinational banks, insurance companies and small fintech startups.
Welcome to the May 2021 edition of Baker McKenzie’s International Trade Compliance Update. Here are the highlights: WTO: Ministerial conference set, Covid notifications, TBT notifications; Trade Policy Reviews: Qatar, Tonga, Vietnam; DSB updates; WCO: News, Covid measures and more.
Episode 11: Fintech – Trends, Investments, and M&A In this episode, We share observations on recent innovations and take a closer look at various strategies behind the increase in investment and M&A activity. Fintech players, once seen as market disruptors, are becoming essential and critical in the future of financial institutions.
Baker McKenzie’s annual supply chain conference concluded with a discussion on best practices for inoculating supply chains against inevitable disruption as well as actionable tips for managing increasing third party risks. Attendees were given practical advice and proven solutions to implement successful supply chain risk management techniques. Click here to view*…
The Government Intervention Schemes Guide provides a summary of key government intervention measures across jurisdictions around the globe. This edition is current as of 9 April 2021 and includes updates regarding foreign investment restrictions, debt, equity, taxation, and EU State Aid Approvals.
As is well known, LIBOR will cease to be published on 31 December 2021 (for all currencies and…
A series of briefings that take a ‘bite-size’ look at international trends in financial services regulation, drawing on the expertise of Baker McKenzie’s experienced practitioners located across the globe.