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Corporate Governance

European Union Further Refines Its Sustainable Investment Regulations

Ezra Zahabi, partner with Akin Gump’s London office, discusses the state of ESG investing in Europe, including the latest EU regulations, how the new laws will effect the post-Brexit UK, and where she sees ESG investing going in the future.

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Labor & Employment

Anticipating the Biden Administration’s Approach to Labor

Bob Lian, partner at Akin Gump and leader of its labor and employment practice group, has been with the firm for nearly three decades. Here, he discusses what the future of employment law may look like under a Biden administration, including potential new COVID-19 regulations, possible restrictions to noncompete agreements, and the important role litigation plays in “regulating” the modern workplace.

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Risk Management

In an Uncertain Market, Opportunities (and Risks) Abound

Adam Hilkemann, partner with Akin Gump, discusses trends in investment management – including hedge funds, hybrid and customized funds, and real estate – and how investors and fund managers are dealing with the ongoing pandemic.

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Career Development

Dig Deep, Work Hard, Be Flexible

Akin Gump partner, Cynthia Mabry, on committing to success.

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International Trade

International Trade Law Remains In the Spotlight

Matthew Nicely and Suzanne Kane, partners with Akin Gump, have extensive experience in international trade law and related regulatory matters. Here, they discuss the current state of trade law and compliance, how it has been effected by the Trump administration and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and what participants in this space can expect in 2021.

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Risk Management

Setting the Right Tone on Financial Crimes

Katherine Goldstein, partner with Akin Gump, served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York for more than a dozen years, including several years as the chief of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, before bringing her expertise to the private sector. We discussed what companies can do to avoid getting involved in everything from traditional financial crimes like insider trading to newer kinds of fraud related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Seeing From Both Sides of the Table

When clients of Akin’s global white collar and regulatory practice ask what the other side is thinking, former federal prosecutors Michael Asaro and Charles Connolly know the answer.

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