Garrigues Mexico obtains the “Socially Responsible Enterprise” distinction for the eighth consecutive year
The Garrigues Mexico office has been recognized, for the eighth year in a row, as a Socially Responsible Enterprise (ESR® 2023), a distinction awarded by Centro Mexicano para la Filantropía (Cemefi) with a view to encouraging companies to initiate corporate social responsibility and sustainability practices that have a positive impact on society.
Chile: Publication of Law No. 21.592, which establishes a whistleblower protection statute
The law conceives access to protection as a right of any whistleblower who reports irregularities within organisations and guarantees their personal integrity and that of their property, as well as the preservation of their living and working conditions, which could be threatened as a result of their whistleblowing or their participation in the respective investigations.
Garrigues receives the Sustainability Recognition Award from the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Mexico
The Sustainability Commission of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Mexico (Camescom) acknowledged the firm's commitment to sustainability and the environment through its Eco-efficiency Plan.
Garrigues wins five awards at the 8th Expansión Legal Awards
It was the biggest winner at the awards for Excellence in Business Law Practice.
Publication of the 2022 Sustainability Report detailing the progress made in terms of our ESG commitment
The new Garrigues report (previously known as the ‘Integrated Report’) includes the Non-Financial Information Statement and marks a major step forward in the firm’s sustainability reporting.
Financial Times' highlights Garrigues as a leading law firm in the fight against climate change
This classification highlights the EU and UK companies that have reduced their greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) the most over a five-year period. In this year’s edition, the ranking looks at the period between 2016 and 2021.
Spain: There is no consensus among the authorities over how transfers of renewable energy projects under development are taxed
A recent decision by the Navarra provincial tax authorities allows the exemption to be applied to the capital gain on the transfer of shares, which contrasts with the restrictive interpretation given by the Directorate General for Taxes.
The European Parliament approves the proposal for a directive on the pay gap
The European Parliament approves the proposal for a directive to strengthen the application of the principle of equal pay between men and women with the aim to close the pay gap.
Criminal compliance models as an indicator of the management of ESG factors and sustainability in companies
Gabriel Castro and Beatriz Bustamante, partner and principal associate, respectively, of the Garrigues Litigation and Arbitration Department, and Juan Pablo Regojo, director of the Compliance Unit of the Nueva Pescanova Group, address the ‘Models of organization and management in companies for crime prevention from a practical perspective’, in a new edition of ‘The Garrigues Sustainable Dialogs’.
Spain: The steps for preparation of the Preliminary Bill for the Sustainability Reporting Law are officially in motion
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation will be responsible for carrying out the transposition of the corporate sustainability reporting directive (CSRD).