Version 4 of the Equator Principles (EP4) will come into force on 1 October 2020. EP4 heralds several changes that will impact lenders and borrowers involved in project finance.
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US President issues Executive Order expanding sanctions relating to China and revoking Hong Kong’s preferential status
Executive Order 13936 authorizes the imposition of sanctions on additional persons determined to be involved in China’s new national security law and revokes Hong Kong's preferential trade treatment.
Coronavirus: Legal implications of a global pandemic
Global challenges brought on by the rapid spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) make it more essential than ever that corporations proactively prepare solutions to address risk issues.
Transparency International Turkey’s Panel on Judiciary in the Fight against Corruption
Olgu Kama recently moderated a panel entitled “Judiciary in the Fight against Corruption” which was organized by Transparency International Turkey.
Introduction - ESG is No Longer Optional
The first chapter of the “Understanding ESG Series,” examines the background and importance of the ESG concept.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: legal exposure for corporates
Many of our clients will be impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19). Delays and disruptions caused by fears about the virus have the potential to have major impacts on manufacturing and supply chains.
Data breach notification under Turkish law
Under Turkish data protection rules, data controllers (including foreign data controllers) must notify the data subjects and the Data Protection Authority (the “DPA”) as soon as possible
Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index of 2019 is released
Each year Transparency International (“TI”) scores countries and territories on how corrupt their public sectors are perceived to be.
Non-US citizen convicted of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act despite no practical ties to US
A jury in a federal court trial in Connecticut recently convicted Lawrence Hoskins, a former Alstom SA executive and United Kingdom national, for participating in a scheme to bribe government officials.
2019 Litigation Trends Annual Survey
In global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright’s 2019 Litigation Trends Annual Survey, a majority of corporate counsel respondents said they foresee an economic downturn that will lead to a rise in disputes.