PODCAST: The Climate Lawyer: COP26 Up Close and Personal
You've seen the news on COP26, but not like this. For the first episode of our new podcast series, The Climate Lawyer, host Rich Kim (Counsel, Dusseldorf) is joined by Clare Burgess (Partner, London) and David Alfrey (Lawyer, London) for a lively and insightful discussion of the conference and its major takeaways.
Central Bank Digital Currencies and the Theory of Money
In this briefing, we consider the different approaches being taken by central banks globally, including the digital euro, renminbi and dollar, what practical adoption of CBDCs may look like, the legal structures that might be employed and the consequences for businesses.
The UK as a leading centre for international sovereign wealth funds
TheCityUK, in partnership with Clifford Chance, has published a new report on Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs). 'The UK as a leading centre for international sovereign wealth funds' shows that Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) investment could contribute to long-term national growth by funding infrastructure and supporting post-pandemic economic development.
ESG: European Commission Finalises Taxonomy 'Technical Screening Criteria' For Climate Mitigation And Adaptation
The European Commission has finalised legislation containing the Technical Screening Criteria (TSC) for climate mitigation and adaptation activities supporting the Sustainable Finance Taxonomy Regulation. This briefing looks at the finalised position.