January 12, 2022
Shearman & Sterling’s bi-annual Trends & Patterns in FCPA Enforcement report provides insightful analysis of recent enforcement trends and patterns in the U.S., the U.K., and globally, as well as helpful guidance on emerging best practices in FCPA and global anti-corruption compliance programs.
January 11, 2022
The 2nd Asia-Pacific Hydrogen Summit 2021, organized by the Sustainable Energy Council, was held on December 8-10, 2021. This virtual summit gathered over 200 industry regulators, private sector leaders, researchers, and business associations to provide clear and actionable insights into the latest projects and trends within the industry.
January 10, 2022
It is now time for foreign private issuers to prepare their annual reports on Form 20-F. For companies with a calendar year-end, the Form 20-F must be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by May 2, 2022 (which is the first business day following April 30, 2022).
January 07, 2022
On December 17, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission staff issued a statement, which summarizes certain observations made by the SEC’s Standards of Conduct Implementation Committee in connection with its review of Form CRS relationship summaries filed by a cross-section of firms and their compliance with Form CRS requirements. The Committee observed various areas where improvements are needed with respect to both the content of the disclosures and the format of the form itself.
January 06, 2022
On October 29, 2021, shortly before the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Indonesia issued Presidential Regulation No. 98 of 2021 on the Implementation of Carbon Economic Value to Achieve Nationally Determined Contribution Targets and Control over Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Relation to National Development. The Regulation builds on Indonesia’s ratification of the Paris Agreement, under which Indonesia expressed its hope to better manage the impact of climate change and stated its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to achieve the nationally determined contribution.