Herbert Smith Freehills to move to sole CEO as Rigotti tipped for top job

Herbert Smith Freehills will move to have a sole global CEO in May next year, The Lawyer has learned. The partnership council has nominated current co-CEO Mark Rigotti for the top job.

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Provincial governments (and non-governmental agencies) have been busy implementing various innovative waste management programs to divert waste away from landfills. In 2021, important changes were implemented across all product categories, including tires, batteries, electronic products, packaging and printed paper, beverage containers, and hazardous and special products. Key changes include: i) new programs in jurisdictions that formerly did not have programs, ii) expanded product lists for existing programs, iii) shifts from product stewardship models to extended producer responsibility (“EPR”) models, and iv) expanded regulatory enforcement mechanisms and activity.

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