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ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

Green HR: the sustainability bonus in employment contracts in Europe

A sustainability bonus system is part of the green HR concept that European employers are considering more and more
Financial Services

International Funds Legal Update | 8 November 2023

The future of the UK regime for asset management, assessment of value requirements, liquidity management rules, and more
Regulatory Outlook

Competition | UK Regulatory Outlook October 2023

Foreign Subsidies notification regime now in force | CMA publishes new Green Agreements Guidance on sustainability collaborations | CMA publishes
Regulatory Outlook

Fintech, Digital Assets, Payments and Consumer Credit | UK Regulatory Outlook October 2023

New rules on marketing cryptoassets to UK consumers now in force | Payment service contract termination rule changes | FCA
Regulatory Outlook

Modern slavery | Regulatory Outlook October 2023

EU Parliament Joint Committees adopt report on prohibiting products made with forced labour
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

ESG Knowledge Update

Welcome to our Osborne Clarke ESG Knowledge Update, which offers a round-up of legal, regulatory and market news
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

Law Society of England and Wales provides guidance on climate risk governance and greenwashing risks

Guidance highlights importance of being aware of climate-related risks and ESG when advising boards

UK Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act receives Royal Assent | 10 things you need to know about the corporate transparency and limited partnership reforms

Fundamental changes include ID verification for company directors and beneficial owners, restrictions on the use of corporate directors and increased
Competition, antitrust and trade

Collaborating on ESG: the UK's CMA publishes Green Agreements Guidance

Businesses will have more certainty on how to structure and deliver green collaborations and comply with competition law
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

Greenwashing: EU's latest legislative initiative steps up scrutiny of 'green' claims

New rules will focus on avoiding misleading ads and information about a business's environmental credentials and goals
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

UK ad and competition watchdogs take action against 'greenwashing' hydrogen claims

Businesses and advertisers in the UK are under increased scrutiny from regulators for inaccurate green advertising claims
Artificial intelligence

Mitigating the business risks of AI in the UK

Osborne Clarke's AI experts have written an article for Sentinel Magazine on how risk managers can take advantage of the