A series of thought leading podcasts ranging on topics and sectors by Herbert Smith Freehills. For more information please visit www.herbertsmithfreehills.com
Himalayan Bites: EP24 Update on merger reform with Stephanie Panayi, HSF
Merger clearance reform. Tony Damian and Andrew Rich are joined by Stephanie Panayi as they examine the key issues and offers some thoughts for the Competition Taskforce.
Emma and Rebekah Talk IP EP22: Seeing pink
In episode 22, Emma and Rebekah take inspiration from Priceline’s trade mark registration for its signature pink colour and discuss some of the more unusual trade mark types, including how colours, shapes, sounds, scents and movements can be used to distinguish a brand.
#FDIFriday EP18: Spotlight on foreign investment regulation in Vietnam
In this FDI Friday episode, Irina Akentjeva (Partner) and Ken Ooi (Senior Associate) discuss practical insights into foreign investment regulation in Vietnam with Ruth Allen (Professional Support Lawyer), drawing on their experience of the review process.
Speakers: Irina Akentjeva (Partner, Corporate), Ken Ooi (Senior Associate, Corporate) and Ruth Allen (Professional Support Lawyer, Competition and Foreign Direct Investment).
COP28 Insights EP2: The role of the Energy Transition at COP28
In the second episode of our COP28 Insights series Jannis Bille speaks with Herbert Smith Freehills's Co-Head of Energy, Lewis McDonald on one of the major themes of the upcoming COP28 – the Energy Transition. They discuss what it means for the energy sector, wider industries, what fast-tracking these developments could look like and the role of COP28.
The Third Wheel (ESG Australia) EP34: Global Bank Review – Balancing Acts
Jacqueline Wootton, Hannah Cassidy and Antony Crockett take the wheel to explore trust in banking, as the sector faces a number of stress tests, including carving out credible positions on social and climate issues, creating new carbon offset markets which operate with integrity and transparency and other challenges explored in HSF’s latest edition of the annual Global Bank Review. They discuss how embracing calls for greater diligence, disclosure, reporting and transparency around ESG issues across the wider business sector might just help banks to balance the competing demands - meeting shareholder expectations and leading on social imperatives.
For more, check out our Global Bank Review: https://insights.hsf.com/global-bank-review-2023/p/5?utm_source=soundcloud&utm_medium=podcast&utm_term=third-wheel-ep34
Webinar - Connecting the dots: Global perspectives of insurance, litigation and risk mitigation
This webinar explores global litigation risk issues, insurance and risk mitigation, featuring:
Anne Hoffmann, a Partner specialising in insurance, financial services and cyber; Paul Lewis, HSF’s London-based Global Co-Head of Disputes and a commercial and insurance litigation specialist; Melissa Gladstone, a Partner specialising in class actions and regulatory issues; Mark Smyth, a Partner specialising in ESG and regulatory litigation and advice; Guy Narburgh, a Special Counsel, specialising in policyholder insurance litigation and advisory.
The session explores issues such as cyber risk, ESG and class actions and gives practical guidance on managing these risks through insurance and other methods.