ecoDa EU Alert – Week 5

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European Institutions Developments

  • EC: Artificial intelligence communication
  • EC: First EU-wide cybersecurity certification scheme to make European digital space safer
  • EC: Appointment of an EU SME Envoy
  • Council and EP: Provisional agreement to ease SME’s access to finance
  • EP: ECON Committee decision to streamline reporting obligations and reduce the administrative burden
  • EP: Report on EU competition policy adopted

International Developments

  • IESBA Public Consultation is now public
  • Exxon sues shareholders over ESG proposal

European Developments

  • Whistleblowing compliance deadline fast approaching

National Developments

  • France: Duty of vigilance: Faced with the rise of litigation, the Paris court of appeal creates a special chamber
  • UK: Update of the UK Corporate Governance Code


  • Ideagen report: ”Critical audit matters: a 3-year review”
  • Allianz launches dashboard tracking Net Zero transition progress and requirements
  • Study: More women on boards – how to shatter the glass ceiling
  • Survey on the governance of climate transition