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SPOTLIGHTUS Election

Mayer Brown

Post-Election Analysis: The Future of US Policy and Implications for Businesses and the Economy

The US federal election could have sweeping regulatory and legislative impacts across virtually every major sector of the economy. To help understand how government policy might change over the next four years and what that means for domestic and global businesses, we invite you to join the first of our post-election programs.

Ecolabels Survey & Overview

Whether ecolabels are an unfamiliar concept, or your business is beginning to undertake, or already underway with, an ecolabelling project we would be interested to hear your thoughts on this topic.

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Looking Ahead | How ESG may affect refinancings and restructurings of Covid-Era Debt

As businesses emerge from COVID with a significant amount of corporate debt, the landscape in the financial markets have also evolved: The focus on ESG issues has intensified. It is timely to take stock of where we are and consider how ESG issues could affect refinancings and restructurings of debt going forward. This article highlights seven key potential development areas through considering recent legal developments, market practices and trends.

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NextGen supports Earth Day

The NextGen Committee supports Earth Day with local litter picking and shares what Earth Day and its theme “Restore our Earth” means to them.

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ESG and Directors’ Duties

As the world marks Earth Day 2021, and global leaders, and society at large, call for urgent action to combat “the coming disasters of climate change and environmental destruction”, it is an apposite time to consider the role of company directors in promoting positive environmental practices.

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BCBS Issues Two Climate-Related Reports

On April 14, 2021, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) issued two climate-related reports—one on climate-related risk drivers and their transmission channels and a companion report on measurement methodologies for financial risks.

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ESG Investment Risks In Southeast Asia

In an article published by IFC Review, Mark Uhrynuk and Alexander Burdulia help asset owners make better sustainable investment decisions in Southeast Asia by outlining ESG investment risks in the region, as well as relevant risk mitigation strategies in public and private markets.

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Regulation , Regulation Read

China Issues Legislation to Block Unjustified

On 1 December 2020, the Shanghai Municipal Administration for Market Regulation (Shanghai AMR) published the local ...

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