Policy and Regulation

Policy & Regulation

Regulatory Briefing: EU supervisory authorities clarify SFDR's technical standards

June 7, 2022
The three EU supervisory authorities have published clarifications on the draft regulatory...
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Regulatory Briefing: EU overstated climate spending by €72bn, says ECA

June 1, 2022
The EU missed its self-imposed target of spending at least 20 per...
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Pressure grows for better ESG regulation following DWS raid

June 1, 2022
The resignation of DWS’s chief executive, following allegations the asset manager provided...
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Regulatory Briefing: ESMA outlines guidance to combat investment fund greenwashing

June 1, 2022
The European Securities and Markets Authority has issued a supervisory briefing outlining...
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ESMA asset management ESG guidance could shift supervisory approach

June 1, 2022
The EU’s securities markets regulator has issued guidance for supervision of sustainability...
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G7 pledges fossil fuel phase-out, while pressing for short-term supply increase

May 30, 2022
Energy and environment ministers from the G7 grouping of advanced economies have...
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Regulatory Round-up: ISSB’s digital taxonomy, TNFD’s consultations, delayed timeline for the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market

26/05/2022
The International Sustainability Standards Board is consulting on how best to make ESG data machine-readable from the start once it publishes its forthcoming sustainability disclosure standards. The digital sustainability taxonomy... Read more
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Regulatory Briefing: SEC proposes disclosures and 'names rule' for ESG funds

26/05/2022
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed more specific ESG disclosures for investment managers and advisers and an update to existing rules to prevent misleading fund names. Under the... Read more
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UK fines more than 30 companies for climate change scheme breaches

26/05/2022
Fines for British companies are announced as the government prepares to toughen up its emissions trading scheme and research shows a sharp rise in the value of carbon trading globally... Read more
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Regulatory Briefing: Bank of England publishes green stress test results

26/05/2022
The Bank of England’s much-anticipated climate change stress test exercise has revealed that UK banks and insurers would take a big, but manageable, hit from a failure to handle risks... Read more
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SEC’s actions on greenwashing align the US with the EU

25/05/2022
The US financial regulator’s fining of BNY Mellon for allegedly misrepresenting ESG information brings Washington closer to Brussels on sustainable finance work. Asset managers are facing greater scrutiny over potential... Read more
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