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Focus Topics

28 May 2024

Powering Progress

Legal Insights for the New Energy Era Embrace the future of energy with Wolf Theiss as we provide in-depth legal insights into the evolving landscape of the New Energy Era. Explore the legal implications, challenges and opportunities in this dynamic sector. Be ahead of the curve in the energy game with our expert guidance. Energy […]...

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23 May 2024

Sustainable Law

Shaping the ESG Future Discover the profound impact of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors on the legal landscape. Wolf Theiss is committed to shaping the ESG future by offering sustainable legal solutions. Gain valuable insights into the intersection of law and sustainability and how it influences business practices globally. Banking & Finance Explore the […]...

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ESG
7 February 2024

2024’s Focus on Legal Excellence

As spring draws near, Wolf Theiss is excited to unveil our new Focus Topics for 2024. In this post, we will delve into the key themes chosen by our firm, addressing crucial issues in the legal industry that align with our expertise. Read on to discover the strategic areas we are set to explore in […]...

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15 January 2024

Our Events & Webinars

Wolf Theiss offers a variety of in-person events and webinars, most of them free of charge. You are looking to expand your knowledge, network with peers, or stay up-to-date with legal developments in your field? Learn more about upcoming and recent events below. Our online and in-person events feature interactive sessions, engaging discussions, and valuable […]...

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17 August 2023

Collective Redress in Europe

In recent years, Europe has seen an increase in activities concerning collective redress, which will assuredly reshape the current landscape of dispute resolution. Many jurisdictions have undertaken massive reforms within this area, meaning companies will have to be prepared for the challenges to come and identify risks to their businesses in this regard. Historically, collective […]...

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13 April 2023

ESG in depth: (G)overnance

“Governance” includes a broad range of topics that businesses are familiar with, but the key is effective implementation of policies and procedures. In terms of ESG, governance includes topics such as: tax honesty, anti-corruption measures, sustainable management by the management board, remuneration based on sustainable business activities, whistle blowing policies and procedures, and data protection […]...

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ESG
13 April 2023

ESG in depth: (S)ocial

Sometimes eclipsed by an intense focus on (e)nvironmental topics, social factors are increasnigly scrutinised by investors and consumers. Social ESG criteria cover a wide range of issues and depend significantly on industry/sector. Effectively identifying and managing relevant social issues in your business requires an initial assessment/mapping followed by clear monitoring and mitigation procedures. Our clients […]...

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ESG
13 April 2023

ESG in depth: (E)nvironment

Beyond mere compliance, best practices can create a competitive advantage and lead to more resilient businesses. Given the current European and global emphasis on environmental sustainability, legal and voluntary standards play an increasingly important role in many business projects including corporate aquisitions, real estate development, energy and infrastructure projects, supply chain management, green financing and […]...

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ESG
13 April 2023

ESG as business critical

No longer just a “nice to have”, strong ESG performance is now business critical. The importance and impact of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria is growing exponentially on a global level. Reinforced by regulatory trends in the EU, investors and consumers have embraced ESG and sustainable investing. Sustainable building, renewable energy and social compliance […]...

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ESG
10 February 2023

Growth opportunities: the green transition

Uncertainty is lingering in CEE/SEE, but Europe’s transition to sustainable energy, buildings and infrastructure is taking off. Renewables and the green transition Europe’s drive to become climate neutral by 2050 is fueling a tech and development boom that presents opportunities for many businesses. A long-term strategy is necessary to transition from conventional energy to renewables […]...

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25 August 2022

See you in the Metaverse

The metaverse is here. Where to now? The growth potential of the metaverse is enormous. But what do businesses need to watch out for in the new digital frontier? It’s being called the next version of the internet. Management teams of some companies are already using it for meetings and teambuilding. Businesses are strategising to […]...

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7 July 2022

Whistleblowing legislation update

Implementation status of EU Directive 2019/1937 in CEE jurisdictions More than a year overdue, national implementation of the EU’s Whistleblowing Directive (2019/1837/EU)  is likely to occur in most CEE/SEE countries in 2023. The Directive is expected to have a significant impact on the policies and processes of companies related to employment relationships, data privacy and […]...

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