Board members looking at corporate reports

21 September, 2021

In-house lawyers concerned about legal implications of ESG disclosures

It’s never a surprise to find a lawyer that is risk averse. It’s in their nature. But a recent survey finds that in-house lawyers in US companies are particular nervous when it comes to increasing...
climate change

29 November, 2017

Are directors courting legal action by keeping quiet on climate risk?

In the UK, as in many other countries, directors are legally required to consider material financial risks facing their business, and to report these risks in their corporate disclosures. This can oft...

1 June, 2016

Investor support

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13 November, 2015

Corporate manslaughter penalty increased to £20m

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12 October, 2015

Opportunity knocks

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8 September, 2015

Swiss court backs sale of Sika stake to Saint-Gobain

The family controlling Sika has claimed a legal victory over the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Cascade Investment, which challenged plans to sell the Swiss chemicals company to France’s Sain...