Six ways general counsel can respond to crisis

As issues arise in many areas of the business because of the crisis, it is critical for the legal department to be as prepared as possible. Whether it’s a global pandemic, economic shock or natural disasters, global organizations’ crisis planning comes sharply into focus when confronting these challenges. For many legal teams who are busy … More Six ways general counsel can respond to crisis

COVID-19: Four key considerations for legal positions on force majeure

Due to Covid-19, legal departments are assessing how force majeure and hardship clauses apply to commercial relationships around the world. Legal teams are contemplating the option of applying the principles of force majeure to assess suspension or termination of their organization’s contracts. Key considerations for legal positions on force majeure across the world and how … More COVID-19: Four key considerations for legal positions on force majeure

New EY research shows how clients are navigating the impact of COVID-19

Business leaders are focused on how COVID-19 is impacting supply chains and revenue, while reconfiguring post-crisis capital allocation and M&A plans, according to the EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer (CCB22). Three-quarters of respondents to CCB22 – a survey of nearly 3,000 C-suite executives globally – expect COVID-19 to have a severe impact on the global … More New EY research shows how clients are navigating the impact of COVID-19

Employee health: six key questions for your legal team

During an event like the COVID-19 pandemic, employers must determine their responsibilities, along with those of employees and subcontractors. When a health crisis hits, such as the COVID-19 global pandemic, employers must reassess their obligations to employee health and other stakeholders under the regulatory regimes in which their organization operates. Determining responsibilities is always a … More Employee health: six key questions for your legal team

COVID-19: What employers need to do and how governments are helping

The regularly updated EY global labor and employment law tracker helps you monitor rapidly emerging regulations and stimulus efforts. In this fast-moving environment, corporate legal functions are encountering questions that urgently need to be answered. Companies around the globe are now facing unprecedented challenges, not only financially but also in terms of human resources. The … More COVID-19: What employers need to do and how governments are helping