Extinction Rebellion, climate change

14 May, 2019

European companies embrace climate governance

The Extinction Rebellion protests in London have thrown a spotlight on climate change. The demonstration at the London Stock Exchange, in which campaigners glued themselves to the building, served as ...
European flag, EU

13 July, 2018

Brexit could increase European voices on UK boards, says report

European voices are to become an increasingly important part of UK boards post-Brexit and, therefore, an attractive recruitment proposition. Writing in a report by Odgers Berndtson,

9 May, 2018

EC proposes better protection for whistleblowers

The European Commission has drafted a law that will strengthen protection for whistleblowers by introducing EU-wide standards. The new law would establish safe channels for reporting breaches of EU...

21 February, 2018

HSBC spends $28m preparing for Brexit

One of the world's largest banks, HSBC, has so far spent $28m on preparations for Brexit, according to the company's annual report. Published yesterday (20th February), the figure reveals the scale...
human rights, modern slavery, supply chains

20 November, 2017

Campaigners call on EU to back mandatory human rights due diligence

A major campaign group has called on Brussels to make mandatory human rights due diligence for corporates part of European Union company law. The European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) mak...
European Union, EU

19 June, 2017

EU companies to face new anti-money laundering obligations

EU companies that are required to prepare and maintain a People with Significant Control (PSC) register will face further obligations from the end of this month (June 2017). The EU Fourth Anti-Mone...
Brexit scenario-planning, UK, EU

31 March, 2017

Brexit: a strategic risk that makes scenario-planning a priority

Prime minister Theresa May this week pulled the trigger on Article 50, starting the process of withdrawing the UK from the European Union and perhaps one of the biggest strategic review projects Brit...
EU, European Union, European Commission

25 January, 2017

Legal and regulatory roundup

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31 December, 2016

2016: the governance year in review

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26 June, 2016

The future after Brexit

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