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Corporate Governance and Compliance

Compliance issues have risen up the agenda for corporates globally.

Corporate governance and compliance is an ever-changing area and we help companies minimise operational and regulatory risks and provide them with on-going, up-to-the-minute advice.  Across all of our offices we help our clients navigate the maze of legislation and best practice codes relevant to corporate governance and corporate responsibility.

We provide general company and compliance advice to our corporate clients on the legal issues which most regularly impact their businesses.  Our boardroom practice covers all elements of company law, from advice on board procedures to issues arising in takeover situations, as well as, analysing corporate policies, codes of conduct, and assistance with shareholder engagement.

Our experts advise on domestic and international corporate issues including corporate law, sector-specific regulations, relevant listing rules, liability and risks for board directors and senior executives.

News and insights

Publications: 21 March 2024

Europe, regulator of the world

The aims of the European Union are set out in Article 3 of the Lisbon Treaty. Within its boundaries these include ensuring the peace and well-being of citizens; providing freedom, security and justice…

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Publications: 07 March 2024

Ten lessons in sustainability regulation

Creating an effective regulatory framework will be critical to deliver Net Zero. But does that mean more – or less – regulation?

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Publications: 07 March 2024

State support mechanisms: learning from the past to accelerate the future

Government backing is critical to tilt markets in favour of green energy. But to incentivise the innovation required, we have to reflect on past failures.

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Publications: 07 March 2024

Is more regulation the best route to deliver Net Zero?

How to accelerate the transition to a sustainable economy is a hot regulatory topic for most major economies around the world – and is set to continue ascending the agenda in the years to come. As…

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Transition to a sustainable economy

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Sustainability and ESG (environment, social and governance) issues are rising to the top of the agenda.

The transition of the economy to align with the Paris Agreement aims and the UN Sustainable Development Goals is set to dominate the next decade. Explore our insights on developments in the key themes in the sustainability transition.