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 & insights
Publications: 11 OCTOBER 2021
Investigations, now a fact of business life, matter and need to be run wisely. Adhering to data privacy laws is a key component of this, especially for international matters.Read more
Publications: 26 OCTOBER 2020
What can in-house legal, risk and compliance leaders learn from the Covid-19 pandemic and other notable crises of the past 20 years to strengthen the legal resilience of their organisations?Read more
Publications: 11 MAY 2020
Laurie-Anne Ancenys, Counsel, Head of the Paris Tech & Data practice, and Juliette Olliveaud, Associate, look at how the ever-growing volume of data in our digital world presents both challenges and…Read more
Publications: 17 APRIL 2020
Allen & Overy’s Data Protection team presented trends and insights in relation to data protection, cybersecurity and Covid-19 coronavirus.Read more
Transition to a sustainable economy
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.