Business strategy meets another year of disruption. From the dealmaking boom to the call to respond to climate change, Torys looks at the new course being charted and what it means for business in 2022.
A record-breaking year of dealmaking in 2021 has laid a path for a busy M&A environment in 2022 despite choppy economic waters. The technology sector continues to drive demand in market activity, as well as emerging payments practices, adjustments in evolving global tax rules and more.
Topping corporate governance agendas in 2022 are critical and often competing priorities, as management and directors look to execute the company’s strategy on everything from climate change and cybersecurity to talent management and executive compensation.
Courts were busy in 2021, shedding new light on contract law, and releasing new rulings that will have implications for employers as well as for companies looking to collect or leverage consumer data.