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Underscoring the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) attention to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures, the SEC has charged Vale S.A., a publicly traded Brazilian mining company, with making false and misleading claims about the safety of its dams prior to the January 2019 collapse of its Brumadinho dam. This Legal Update highlights allegations from the SEC’s complaint.
In the case of HMM (Hong Kong) Ltd v Ma Chun Kit  HKCFI 1153, the Court of First Instance (CFI) held that a senior employee who was not a company director may still owe fiduciary duties to their employer, depending on their job role and functions.
20. Mai2022In a long-awaited decision, on 11 May 2022 the Cour de cassation has validated the “Macron scale” of compensation which can be ordered in case of unfair dismissal and excluded the possibility for the judge to disregard it in view of the personal situation of the employee.