Financial institutions (FIs) continue to expect cybersecurity and data disputes in the coming year, along with ESG disputes. We will see growth in climate-related litigation against financial institutions from NGOs and activist shareholders. Until recently, claims have focused on the disclosure of climate-related information. However, the trend is now moving to scrutiny of what prudent financial management means. For example, what fiduciary duties are owed when acting as a financial advisor in investment planning or M&A transactions?
Our new report – What Does 2023 Hold? Key Upcoming Developments and Enforcement Trends covers nine major areas we expect will shape 2023.
In this episode of FInsight, we take a look at financial institutions trends fro the global disputes landscape.
In this episode, Daniela Fonseca Puggina, partner in our Miami office and Jennifer Ancona Semko, a partner in our Washington, D.C. office discuss litigation readiness for financial institutions (FIs). The episode also covers potential vulnerabilities and disputes that they need to prepare for, current and emerging trends in litigation (from our Litigation Intelligence: Ready for Anything? Report), and how they can benefit from litigation preparedness.
In this episode, Andy Moody, partner and head of the dispute resolution practice in London, and Katia Finkel, senior associate in the same practice in London, cover recent examples of sovereign wealth funds bringing investment treaty claims and how others can obtain access to these protections. The episode also analyzes why investors should consider investment treaties as part of their decision-making process.
In this episode of FInsight, Charles Thomson and Henry Garfield, partners in Baker McKenzie’s dispute resolution practice in London, talk to Kate Geale about recent developments, legal issues, practical tips, and strategies around cross-border fraud and asset tracing in SWFs. The episode also tackles emerging trends around the growing emphasis on sustainability and the increasing impact of cryptoassets.