All together now | Herbert Smith Freehills

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The important role that UK business has to play in wider society is being reflected in their updated corporate governance arrangements, explain Paul Ellerman, Caroline Rae, Gareth Sykes and Ben Ward of Herbert Smith Freehills In most major jurisdictions there has been a considerable increase in focus on corporate governance issues in recent years. In …

New Portuguese powers to seize criminal spoils – a dangerous game | Rogério Alves & Associados

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As the level of sophistication of economic crime has evolved and increased, there has been a growing need to streamline the mechanisms for confiscating its benefits, thus eliminating its economic incentive and inculcating the idea that ‘crime does not pay’. The law went beyond a strict definition of white-collar crime and entered what is seen …

Different strokes

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Rachel Gonzalez, general counsel, Starbucks Starbucks has a fundamental business tenet that we are creating a welcoming place for all people, and that means inclusion and diversity is critical to our success. We provide inclusion training and tools to managers to ensure we are preparing all leaders to foster a diverse culture based on merit.

Change is the only certainty

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In association with pwc. Alex Novarese, The In-House Lawyer: How well do employment lawyers and the legal teams inside in house operations generally work with the HR department?

Corporate governance and compliance: two sides of the same coin | Machado Associados

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In the last five years, some Brazilian companies became well known internationally due to their involvement in some of the world’s largest corruption schemes. As contradictory as it may seem, some of the companies involved in these scandals were highly regarded for their compliance rules and/or were listed in the Novo Mercado segment (which means …

Applying the brakes

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Two ear-piercing siren blasts ring out across the Canary Wharf HQ of fintech unicorn Revolut. ‘May I have your attention please! Fire has been reported in the building! Please listen for further instructions.’