Policy and Regulation

Policy & Regulation

UK pensions regulator to review initial TCFD reports

June 13, 2022
TPR will review pension funds’ published Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures reports...
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US SEC action against Vale likely to have greatest implications for ESG

June 13, 2022
While the US Securities and Exchange Commission has been ramping up its...
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Regulatory Briefing: EU rejects tougher carbon emissions rules

June 13, 2022
The European Parliament has unexpectedly rejected plans to toughen up carbon emissions...
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US SEC's climate disclosures needed to protect investors, says expert panel

June 10, 2022
Panel of experts rebuffs criticism of US Securities and Exchange Commission's climate...
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Comparing sustainability regulation across the US, the EU and the world

June 9, 2022
Amid numerous standards for non-financial ESG disclosures, new research highlights the challenges...
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Regulatory Round-up: PRI on CBAM, VCMI’s carbon markets code, Emmanuel Macron and Michael Bloomberg launch new climate committee

June 9, 2022
The EU’s plans to curb imports of products such as steel from...
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Regulatory Briefing: US Commodity Futures Trading Commission‘s climate stress tests

09/06/2022
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission is considering introducing climate stress tests into its oversight of the derivatives and the underlying commodities markets, it has revealed in a new consultation... Read more
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Regulatory Briefing: EU sets gender quotas for corporate boards

08/06/2022
The EU has agreed that companies will face binding targets to appoint women onto corporate boards. The European Parliament and Council have reached a political agreement on a directive first proposed in 2012... Read more
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International Securities Lending Association calls for clarity on ESG collateral rules

08/06/2022
Industry body suggests the market would benefit from regulatory certainty on the extent to which asset owners and managers should consider ESG risks when accepting collateral. The International Securities Lending... Read more
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Regulatory Briefing: Basel Committee under pressure ahead of climate risk principles release

07/06/2022
Green finance groups demanding climate-related capital requirements continue to put pressure on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision as they wait for the publication of its principles for managing and... Read more
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SFDR technical clarifications highlight the challenge of consistently applying rules

07/06/2022
The diversity of the financial markets has exposed the difficulty in applying disclosure rules, but new guidance should mitigate greenwashing while supporting sustainability. The European Supervisory Authorities’ clarifications on the... Read more
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