Thomas Delille and Luiz Gustavo Bezerra discuss the Nagoya Protocol to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity and the Brazilian Biodiversity Law.
To help navigate the evolving U.S. enforcement landscape, we held a webinar led by four Mayer Brown partners—all of whom had served as U.S. government prosecutors or regulators. In this webinar, they provided their insights into how that increased enforcement scrutiny may impact Brazilian companies with any U.S. touchpoints, and explored ways that Brazilian companies can proactively reduce their risks.
In November we wrote about the UK’s National Security and Investment Bill, which promises to give rise to the most significant changes to the treatment of mergers and acquisitions in the UK for many years. In January, we discussed the Bill at more length at the Mayer Brown Oil & Gas Lawyers’ Forum and considered the ways in which this may impact all parties involved in M&A in the Oil & Gas sector. A recording of our presentation is available below.
The Recast Insolvency Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2015/848), which (together with its predecessor) had been a part of the UK/EU restructuring and insolvency landscape for nearly two decades, has now fallen away. UK/EU restructurings and insolvencies opened after the end of the transition period will not have the benefit of its clear structure for the allocation of jurisdiction, the opening and recognition of proceedings and for the conduct and closure of those proceedings. This comes at a time when we expect to see a rise in the number of cross border cases.