A new Iran deal needs more ambition and higher stakes
12 April 2021
The world's major powers and key stakeholder countries all agree on the importance of deterring Iran from developing nuclear weapons, but have yet to agree on how to do so. Rewinding the tape and restoring the nuclear non-proliferation deal that collapsed in 2018 is one alternative, but cannot provide a lasting solution. The Biden Administration should unveil a broader vision in tandem with European allies to attract greater domestic and international support for their negotiating objectives.
Clifford Chance contributes to the fifth edition of Global Investigation Review's Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations
25 March 2021
Global Investigations Review (GIR) has published the fifth edition of its practical guide for external and in-house counsel, compliance officers and accounting practitioners. Chapters are authored by leading practitioners from around the world.
Polish boardroom perspectives on risk
17 March 2021
In collaboration with the daily newspaper Rzeczpospolita we have captured the views of over 200 board members in Poland. Our Business Risks report explores perceptions of business risk amongst board members of the largest companies operating in Poland.
Clifford Chance publishes first practical guide for Internal Investigations in Spain
15 February 2021
While internal investigations have become a hot topic in Spain, little guidance is available on best practice. As a result, companies continue to face many shortcomings when it comes to conducting an internal investigation, and making the best use of the results to promote a robust corporate compliance culture or in dealing with parallel criminal proceedings.
Nine Clifford Chance offices draft country chapters for world-renowned treatise on anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws
2 December 2020
As anti-corruption enforcement actions become increasingly complex, high-stakes, and multi-jurisdictional, practitioners and industry members alike must remain abreast of developments in domestic as well as international regulatory regimes and enforcement patters.
Technological innovation: Understanding and managing the legal and reputational risks
23 July 2020
In a podcast from DerivSource, partner Kate Scott discusses the risks (legal, ethical and reputational) financial institutions face as the adoption of new and innovative technology increases and what measures can be implemented to best manage these emerging risks.
Corporate social responsibility – sustainable business
23 July 2020
Partner Rae Lindsay has co-edited a new book as part of an IBA series which includes a compilation of chapters on CSR/ESG issues, with an emphasis on human rights and climate.
Boardroom Risk: Political volatility is the new norm
3 February 2020
In the first of a series of podcasts on boardroom actions and attitudes to risk, as featured in our 'View from the top' study commissioned in partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit, Matthew Newick, Global Head of Litigation and Dispute Resolution, speaks to Peter Harris, Counsel, about how political volatility is now business as usual, and how political risk looks set to rise on the corporate agenda in the near future.
The greater good
29 January 2020
Should the task of promoting a strong corporate culture be the purview of general counsel? Partners Matthew Scully, Chinwe-Odimba Chapman and Roger Leese debated the issue with a clutch of senior in-house specialists for an The In-House Lawyer roundtable.
Partnering for change
24 January 2020
We were proud to be recognised by the Cyrus R. Vance Center in 2019 for the important contribution we have made to international environmental law, following our work conducting and coordinating a global mapping survey to determine which countries recognise a human right to a healthy environment.
View from the top 2019 - a study on boardroom perspectives on risk
31 October 2019
We have collaborated with the Economist Intelligence Unit on a survey to 200 board members to find out which risks feature at the top of their agenda.
Compliance in a world of escalating risk
11 December 2019
We are featured in the November-December edition of the CCBJ to touch upon the points made during their Global Risk Dinner Series we co-hosted.
#MeToo – a boardroom issue
25 July 2019
Sexual harassment is now not only an important HR issue; it is an area of conduct risk and should be a boardroom priority.
Cyber attack: regulatory and litigation action in the aftermath
16 August 2018
Regulatory and investigations specialist Ellen Lake and litigation specialist Haafiz Suleman discuss their thoughts on some key regulatory and litigation steps for businesses in the aftermath of a cyber attack.
Tax is a boardroom issue
20 May 2018
David Harkness explores the reputational risks that companies are facing in the tax arena.
Bringing human smarts to artificial intelligence
11 July 2019
The lure of artificial intelligence (AI) for underwriters is clear - suddenly the risk appears almost removed from a risk-based business. But a report released from UKFinance is a reminder of another risk: bias.
Foreign Direct Investment: Regulation in Germany – sharp sword or blunt knife?
20 May 2018
Foreign direct investment (FDI) specialists counsel Dimitri Slobodenjuk and senior associate Ulrich Pfeffer discuss the latest developments in Germany on FDI matters.