Agenda

Here's what's scheduled for the event. All times are in GMT.

8:20 AM
Registration, networking & morning coffee
 
9:00 AM
Chair’s opening remarks
 
9:05 AM
Keynote address: The growing importance of climate and ESG legal risk management
 
9:25 AM
Panel I - Key trends in climate and ESG litigation
 
10:15 AM
Directors’ duties, derivative claims and personal liability
 
10:40 AM
Networking & morning coffee break
 
11:05 AM
Supply chain and third-party legal risk: the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive
 
11:30 AM
Managing potential exposure to human rights claims
 
11:55 AM
An update on the strategies of activist and pressure group strategies and best practice engagement
 
12:20 PM
Networking & lunch break
 
1:20 PM
Environmental ‘whistleblowing’ – having the correct processes in place
 
1:45 PM
The role of the board: minimising the risk of ‘greenwashing’ claims through effective governance
 
2:10 PM
Potential legal risks from reporting standards, such as the ISSB Sustainability Standards
 
2:35 PM
The EU Representative Action Directive and the potential for climate-related class actions in Europe
 
3:00 PM
Networking & afternoon tea break
 
3:25 PM
The rise of litigation funding for environmental damage and climate-related claims
 
3:50 PM
Litigation developments in the U.S., including potential claims arising from the anti-ESG backlash
 
4:15 PM
Panel: The next frontier: nature-impact- and biodiversity loss-related litigation
 
5:00 PM
Chair’s closing remarks
 
5:05 PM
Close of proceedings