How do policy makers around the world plan to regulate cryptocurrencies? Can cryptocurrencies be used to avoid financial sanctions? Welcome to SNS/SHoF Finance Panel where MIT Professor Antoinette Schoar discusses the emerging risks and promises of a wider adoption of these technologies, together with Martin Flodén, Deputy Governor of the Riksbank, and Kristian Gårder, Co-Head of Equities at SEB.
The UN Guiding Principles (UNGPs) on Business and Human Rights were unanimously endorsed in 2011. It was the first time the UN had issued official guidance to states and firms on their respective duties and responsibilities in relation to business and human rights and the principles were placed into the domain of “soft law”. The expectations set out in the UNGPs are now informing the development of national and supranational hard law requirements in a growing number of jurisdictions.