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Recycled pods make bitter brew: Keurig fined $3 million for misleading recyclability claims

Fr, 21.01.2022 - 15:04
The Commissioner of Competition (commissioner) recently sent a jolt (possibly fueled by caffeine…) to the business community that recyclability claims may face increased scrutiny as part of the Competition Bureau’s efforts to combat misleading environmental claims (AKA “greenwashing”).

Essential Corporate News – week ending January 21, 2022

Fr, 21.01.2022 - 12:48
These regulations (Company Regulations), made on January 17, 2022, make changes to reporting requirements by certain UK companies to require them to produce additional disclosures in line with the recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) which were published in 2017.

EU Regulation on Foreign Direct Investment Screening

Fr, 21.01.2022 - 12:28
The EU’s framework for the coordination of foreign direct investment (FDI) screening in the European Union (the EU) is set out in Regulation 2019/452 (as amended, the FDI Regulation), which was adopted in March 2019 and has been applied since October 2020.

Positive Impact Finance

Fr, 21.01.2022 - 11:53
In this video, David Milligan, Partner based in Hong Kong talks to Yasmine Djeddai, Head of Sustainable Finance Asia Pacific at Societe Generale, about the Positive Impact Finance initiative and Societe Generale’s disruptive Impact-based Finance approach.

Luxembourg companies can hold their meetings remotely and their boards can act by way of written resolutions until December 31, 2022

Fr, 21.01.2022 - 09:21
On September 23, 2020, the Luxembourg parliament adopted a new COVID-19-related law relating to measures on the holding of meetings in companies and other legal entities (the Covid Emergency Law). The Covid Emergency Law renewed the temporary measures first put in place pursuant to the Grand Ducal Regulation of March 20, 2020, repealed by the law of June 20, 2020, itself superseded by the Covid Emergency Law.

Nine US lawyers named 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers

Fr, 21.01.2022 - 00:17
Super Lawyers names nine lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright as 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers.

International Restructuring Newswire

Do, 20.01.2022 - 17:05
Welcome to the Q1 2022 edition of the Norton Rose Fulbright International Restructuring Newswire.

The Metaverse

Do, 20.01.2022 - 16:48
BigTech, creative games and interactive entertainment businesses, infrastructure providers, consumer markets businesses, and a whole range of other potential stakeholders are now considering what the Metaverse will mean for them. Will it be a virtual place where our digital and physical lives come together? Will it be the platform that replaces the Internet? What issues will convergence of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, non-fungible tokens, distributed ledger technology and smart contracts within the Metaverse give rise to? Will there be more than one Metaverse? And who gets to control it?

Global CEO Gerry Pecht’s Global Economy Summit fireside chat with Larry Summers, former US Secretary of the Treasury

Do, 20.01.2022 - 12:30
Global CEO Gerry Pecht joined Larry Summers, Former United States Secretary of the Treasury, for a fireside chat as part of the Global Economy Summit. They covered a wide range of world economy-related topics including climate change. This was part of the Global Leadership Series from the Global Success Partnership.

Transforming Workplace

Do, 20.01.2022 - 01:40
A global change in the way we work: A series examining global perspectives of the opportunities, challenges and risks of the transforming workplace.

OSHA announces new penalty amounts

Mi, 19.01.2022 - 23:46
On January 16, federal OSHA announced new maximum citation penalties based on inflationary adjustments.

The FTC's prior approval policy likely will eliminate incentives to cooperate with antitrust investigations

Mi, 19.01.2022 - 19:31
On January 13, the US Supreme Court ordered a stay on the federal OSHA COVID "vaccine-or-test" Emergency Temporary Standard.

Norton Rose Fulbright Financial Restructuring and Insolvency group recognized as ‘Practice Group of the Year’ by <i>Law360</i>

Mi, 19.01.2022 - 18:59
Norton Rose Fulbright's bankruptcy team has been named a 2021 "Practice Group of the Year" by Law360.

Norton Rose Fulbright advises shareholders of EXTRA Group on merger with Thomas-Krenn.AG

Mi, 19.01.2022 - 16:58
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the shareholders of EXTRA Computer GmbH and other companies of the EXTRA Group from Giengen an der Brenz (Baden-Württemberg) on the sale toThomas-Krenn.AG of Freyung in Lower Bavaria.

Leadership Reimagined

Mi, 19.01.2022 - 03:30
In our previous article, we considered the challenges to your organisational culture that will result from changed employee expectations and from modernising your Employee Value Proposition (EVP).

Virtual California CLE blitz

Mi, 19.01.2022 - 00:17
Please join Norton Rose Fulbright in our January CLE Blitz offering up to nine credit hours of complimentary programming including ethics, elimination of bias, current trends and more.

Norton Rose Fulbright represents Philippine Airlines on Chapter 11 cross-border restructuring

Di, 18.01.2022 - 20:26
Norton Rose Fulbright's Singapore and New York offices represented Philippine Airlines Inc. (PAL) as special aircraft counsel in its consensual restructuring, which was implemented in PAL's Chapter 11 plan.

Public comment period ends for OSHA heat hazard rulemaking

Di, 18.01.2022 - 18:28
On October 27, OSHA published an “Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Heat Injury and Illness Prevention in Outdoor and Indoor Work Settings.”

Anti-bribery and corruption (ABC) compliance: global webinar series

Di, 18.01.2022 - 18:06
Expectations in relation to ABC compliance programmes have moved on significantly in the last decade, with recent guidance and enforcement actions including from US, French and UK authorities.

Renewable energy finance and tax trends for 2022

Di, 18.01.2022 - 17:59
What finance and tax trends can we expect to see in the renewables industry this year?