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This report considers how adoption of a global stablecoin or a retail CBDC would look in practice, and explore the legal structures that might be employed.
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In the UK, regulators and the Sterling Risk Free Rate Working Group have long been urging loan market participants to transition away from using LIBOR on transactions. This briefing looks at considerations for the loan markets in structuring transactions based on risk-free reference rates.
BRIEFINGGo to external website: https://www.cliffordchance.com/briefings/2020/09/libor-and-the-syndicated-loans-market---milestones-and-documenta.html
Investors are increasingly considering the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials of publicly listed issuers when making investments. This has put ESG disclosures (including climate change-related disclosures) in annual reports and prospectuses under intense scrutiny.
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While the primary focus of any business will be on ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff, businesses are facing an increasing number of challenges that need to be addressed and mitigated. The legal implications are wide-ranging and complex.
Visit our dedicated Coronavirus (Covid-19) insight hub for more information and resources.
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Kate Gibbons talks to knowledge directors Jessica Walker, Juliet McKean and Avril Forbes about electronic signing and the practical and legal questions around it from an English law perspective.
PODCASTGo to external website: https://www.cliffordchance.com/insights/resources/podcast-library/all-podcasts/electronic-signing-a-practical-and-legal-guide.html
This briefing paper provides an overview of the European Union’s role in trade policy on behalf of its Member States, the process by which it undertakes different aspects of that policy, and the roles of the various EU institutions.
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The Clifford Chance Podcast features experts from around the firm discussing pressing issues and trends faced by the business world today.Listen