2021 Global Venture Capital Guide

World Law Group member firms recently collaborated on a Global Venture Capital Guide that covers more than 30 jurisdictions on investment approval processes, typical investment sectors and investment structures on Venture Capital deals (and more!).
The guide does not claim to be comprehensive, and laws in this area are quickly evolving. In particular, it does not replace professional and detailed legal advice, as facts and circumstances vary on a case-by-case basis and country-specific regulations may change.
View the full guide and each individual countries contribution below.

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2021 Venture Capital Guide

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Legal Update
Date Posted: February 18, 2022

Interest of the financial services industry in environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters has surged in recent years driven mainly by rapid regulatory developments and the rising investors’ awareness about the climate change and sustainability aspects of their investments. The EU Commission was particularly eager to become a trendsetter in this field by creating the first comprehensive regulatory framework on sustainable finance that will apply to the majority of financial institutions operating within the EU Single Market.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 17, 2022

This week, the Canadian federal government announced that it was invoking the never-before-used Emergencies Act in response to ongoing blockades and occupations arising out of the self-titled “Freedom Convoy” protests. As part of the emergency declaration, the government announced additional measures to help mitigate the risk of crowdfunding platforms being used to support illegal activity and broaden the scope of Canada’s anti-money laundering rules to cover crowdfunding platforms and the payment service providers they use.

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 4, 2022

Going shopping, cross-border, deSPAC to fund an acquisition, ESG, and looking green are trends to watch.