A bold vision for transport policy that is grounded in practicality, the Smart and Sustainable Mobility Strategy from the European Commission charts a course to an exciting destination.
The European Commission is taking action to ensure companies develop sustainable corporate governance models and supply chains, reporting publicly on the environmental, social and human rights impacts of business activities and on measures they are putting in place to achieve responsible business conduct. Its initiatives will impact on companies based or operating in the EU as well as on those exporting to the EU from third countries.
As figures show that last year Chinese business activity in the United Kingdom remained resilient despite the backdrop of trade tensions and disruption, we asked Hume Brophy’s international trade expert and former representative of Hong Kong to the WTO, Stuart Harbinson to shares some thoughts on what may come next for China’s trade relations with the UK and major trade superpowers.
The Financial Services sector has been urging the UK and EU to quickly come to an agreement, with a memorandum of understanding said to be expected in March. While equivalence remains a pipe dream for the UK, both sides have pressed on with their own agenda aimed at reshaping the European fund industry.
Following the successful launch of the HB Trade Miniseries of online discussions in December 2020, join us for the second online discussion in our Trade Miniseries to discuss this timely topic.