Lighthouse Europe, June 2024 - Morrow Sodali

Morrow Sodali's Lighthouse Europe is your essential guide to addressing critical corporate governance and investor relations issues facing businesses this year and beyond.

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In this issue, we provide expert insights on pivotal topics such as navigating the complexities of global elections, integrating AI into corporate boards, and understanding new sustainability directives from the EU. Our seasoned experts offer invaluable guidance and fresh perspectives, equipping you with the knowledge and strategies needed to stay ahead in an ever-evolving business landscape.

In this edition:

Navigating 2024 Elections: A Corporate Affairs Perspective by Victoria Palmer-Moore 
In 2024, with elections in 64 countries and the EU, global political uncertainty looms. Businesses will need expert guidance to navigate these changes and adapt to new political landscapes and policies.

Boards Must Referee the Use of AI: Lessons from VAR and Beyond by Chris Hodge 
Discover the impact of artificial intelligence on corporate boards and the critical role of human interpretation in leveraging AI effectively.

Unveiling the EU's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive: A Roadmap for Companies by Chris Hodge 
The EU's CS3D requires companies to identify, prevent, and mitigate environmental and human rights impacts in their supply chains. Learn about its adoption process, implications for companies, and guidance for compliance assessment and preparation.

How Double Materiality Assessments can go beyond CSRD Compliance by Lydia Whitbeck, Hasib Nasirullah, and Julia Choi 
The EU's CSRD mandates rigorous sustainability reporting using new standards, requiring companies to assess and disclose both environmental impacts and financial risks to enhance transparency and drive sustainable investments.

Meet the Morrow Sodali Team, Q&A with Sandra Novakov, Managing Director, Investor Relations EMEA
Meet the team bringing fresh perspectives to Investor Relations (IR) strategy and communications.

Recognizing the Crucial Role of Identifying Bondholders by Pia Gowland 
Identifying bondholders is essential for companies to effectively manage debt restructuring, IR, and regulatory compliance. Challenges include outdated public information and complex custody chains, but proactive identification can enhance communication and strategy.

Six Key Challenges for Boards in 2024 by Stilpon Nestor and Patrick McNamara
Morrow Sodali’s Board and Governance team highlights six key trends that will challenge boards and discusses how good governance can enable them to safeguard their company’s long-term success.

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Published 6 June, 2024