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Corporate Governance and Compliance

Compliance issues have risen up the agenda for corporates globally.

An ever-changing area, 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: 19 MARCH 2020

Urgent measures against the economic impact of Covid-19 coronavirus: Spanish Golden Share

Foreign investment in Spain is, on general terms, liberalised in accordance to Law 19/2003 that sets out a general principle of freedom of capital movements and financial transactions with foreign countries.

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Publications: 18 MARCH 2020

European commission publishes draft climate law: Europe’s “man on the moon” moment?

On 4 March 2020, the European Commission (the Commission) published a draft EU climate law, along with inception impact assessments for an EU carbon border adjustment mechanism and revisions to the Energy Taxation Directive.

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Publications: 03 DECEMBER 2019

Data ethics – why should you care?

The potentially limitless opportunities provided by data-driven insights make data one of the most valuable assets that organisations have at their disposal today. 

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Data ethics: navigating the spirit of the law

Publications: 09 OCTOBER 2019

Podcast: Data ethics – navigating the spirit of the law

With rapid increases in data generating and data driven technologies, data ethics is a topic that is gaining prominence among consumers, companies, regulators and investors. Data protection senior associate Karishma Brahmbhatt discusses how to create the right data culture and why it is important for companies to do so.

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