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ESMA Issues Consultation Paper on Fund Names to Tackle Greenwashing

European Union - November 23 2022 The European Securities and Markets Authority proposes to restrict ESG- and sustainability-related terms in the naming of funds, with an eye on the US…

Dianne Bell, Paul Davies, Nicola Higgs

FCA Proposes New Labelling and Disclosure Rules to Combat Greenwashing in the UK

United Kingdom - October 28 2022 The FCA hopes the proposals will protect consumer trust in ESG-related financial products and help consumers navigate the increasingly complex…

James Bee, Paul Davies, Michael D. Green, Nicola Higgs

PE Firms Poised for Diversity Drive

European Union, United Kingdom - July 18 2022 Diversity has become a key focus for every industry in recent years, and private equity, like many other parts of the financial sector, still has…

Jennifer Cadet, Catherine Campbell, Tom D. Evans, Kem U. Ihenacho, Clare Scott, David J. Walker

FCA Identifies “Clear Rationale” for Regulating ESG Data and Ratings Providers

Global, United Kingdom - July 7 2022 The FCA emphasised the increasing prevalence of providers and the potential harm from lack of regulation in this area…

James Bee, Paul Davies, Michael D. Green, Nicola Higgs

UK Launches Taskforce to Take the Lead in Climate Transition Plans

Global, United Kingdom - April 27 2022 On 25 April 2022, HM Treasury (HMT) announced the launch of the UK Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) to help drive decarbonisation by ensuring that…

James Bee, Dianne Bell, Paul Davies, Michael D. Green, Nicola Higgs