Diversity and inclusion: International legislation and standards

The timeliness and importance of the theme of this edition of the newsletter are demonstrated by the triple reference made to it in the Sustainable Development Goals (“SDGs”) of the United Nations Agenda 2030.

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Coronavirus Equatorial Guinea – Impact on the oil & gas industry

There is currently an ongoing daily curfew between 7 pm and 6 am of the following day, and those that break curfew have to pay a 5,000 CFA franc-fine. Yet, vehicles for the transportation of personnel working in the oil & gas sector are not covered by curfew rules while working as authorized by the proper authorities.

Competition 2021

The Competition Authority warns that it will be vigilant for behavior that seeks to take advantage of the pandemic situation, such as, for example, excessive prices that exploit families and companies. On the other hand, it promises special attention to the digital markets, which registered robust growth in the last year, which is natural given the constraints that we were targeted.

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Who should pay for fire safety building remediation costs?

In December 2020, we reported on the vote by the House of Lords on amendments to the Fire Safety Bill relating to the remediation costs associated with the replacement of the dangerous cladding panels and other fire safety defects. Both the Fire Safety Bill and the Building Safety Bill are anticipated to come into effect early this year.

‘Diversity is a given, Inclusion is a choice’ – actionable ideas

In our 3rd blog in the series, ‘Diversity is given, Inclusion is a choice’, Annelieke Jense and Frouke Horstmann provide practical ways based on their experience working with clients on how organisations can create a true inclusive culture by installing processes that mitigate unconscious biases.

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