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United States: This Week in Government Enforcement

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This Week in Government Enforcement Please join us for a new weekly video series, hosted by Baker McKenzie's Government Enforcement partners Tom Firestone and Jerome...

Canada: Climate Change/Sustainability Planning and the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility

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The recently announced Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) will require loan recipients to report on climate change and sustainability-related risks and opportunities. This...

United States: North America: COVID-19 and courts – Are we ready for the new...

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The US legal system is not virtual. As the Supreme Court has stated, the right to in-person confrontation has "a lineage that traces back to the beginnings of Western legal culture." Reminders of the importance of physical presence in the courtroom are everywhere: the Constitution guarantees the right to trial by jury, the Supreme Court has held that there is a qualified First Amendment right to attend court proceedings, and out-of-court statements are generally inadmissible. These are only a few examples. But what happens when these important rights collide with equally important public health considerations? Are virtual solutions legally permissible/technically possible/strategically desirable? Will today's temporary work-arounds become tomorrow's best practices? Is remote litigation the wave of the future? What risks and opportunities does it present?

New Ministry of Law and Human Rights Regulation on Temporary Ban for Foreigners to...

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On 31 March 2020, the Minister of Law and Human Rights issued Regulation No. 11 of 2020 on Temporary Ban for Foreigners to Enter...

Australia: The NSW Modern Slavery Act – An Update

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The Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) (the NSW Act) seeks to combat modern slavery (serious exploitation such as slavery, forced labour and human trafficking)...

Global: Webinar Recordings Available for Supply Chain Risks & Rewards in Emerging Markets Webinar...

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Baker McKenzie thanks each of you who attended our virtual annual conference Supply Chain Risks & Rewards in Emerging Markets, which we offered via a series...

COVID-19: Fund-Related Considerations and Implications for Private Fund Managers

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The coronavirus pandemic has created a series of unprecedented challenges for fund sponsors and general partners (collectively, GPs) of closed-ended private funds in relation...

UK MPs and peers call on Foreign Secretary to align UK Magnitsky style sanctions...

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45 UK MPs and peers have signed a letter dated 18 March 2020 calling on Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, to ensure that the current UK Magnitsky...

US: COVID-19 and the Trade, Anti-Corruption and Human Rights Compliance Risks it Poses to...

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The Novel Coronavirus outbreak continues to have a substantial impact across the globe. As of the writing of this post, more than 87,000 cases of the...

Back to the Future: Assessing Industrials’ Readiness for Change

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Will the lure of the past jeopardize the future of Industrials?Industrials are braced for yet another revolution. At the beginning of a new decade,...
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