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ESG: As COP27 highlights climate urgency, notions of “sustainability” fracture

Nov 15, 2022

COP27, the UN’s annual climate change conference held this year in Egypt from 6 to 18 November with about 100 heads of state in attendance, can be seen as a microcosm of the challenges and debates that have...

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ESG Strategy: Think Regulation, Data, and Budget

Nov 01, 2022

This blog was original published at Markets Media on October 7, 2022. 

Sustainable investing disclosures in the U.S. are currently governed by general fraud prohibitions in advertising and not by formally...

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Navigating the SEC Marketing Rule: Keyways to Compliance

Oct 27, 2022

The SEC's new Marketing Rule that came into effect last year expanded the definition of advertising. It allows for marketing via new channels and enhances existing disclosure requirements. It will have...

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ESG Update for Investment Firms: The Data Problem and E.U. Response

Oct 04, 2022

I am superior, sir, in many ways. But I would gladly give it up to be human.” -Data

It’s an observation made by the fictional lieutenant commander in the 1987 pilot episode of Star Trek – The Next Generation....

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Charting a Path to SFDR Deadlines: Optimizing ESG and EET data collection, quality and reliability

Sep 30, 2022

The Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) is rapidly progressing towards the January 1, 2023 deadline, and the industry is in the process of managing and solving a variety of challenges. Here, we...

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Charting a Path to PRIIPS KID Deadlines: Four Months Left to Make Significant Data, Calculation and Filing Changes

Sep 27, 2022

Conversations with investment firms, management companies, fund administrators and industry attorneys have ramped up this summer as the industry prepares for the European Union’s (EU) new Packaged Retail and...

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The State of ESG Regulatory Reporting – and What it Means for Market Participants and Investors

Sep 07, 2022

Regulatory frameworks are quickly emerging to standardize the reporting and disclosure of ESG metrics across as many as 140 jurisdictions around the world. The EU’s action plan for sustainable finance is...

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Are You Ready to Comply with the New SEC Marketing Rule?

Aug 25, 2022

Time is running out

With the upcoming deadline of the 4th November, 2022, the new SEC Marketing Rule requires firms to create composites around similarly managed portfolios for performance reference, even if...

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Key ESG Strategy Considerations

Aug 09, 2022

A Streamlined Approach to ESG Strategy

ESG investing is at the forefront of the industry and with ESG-related regulations coming soon, having a streamlined ESG strategy in place is key for building and...

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ESG Regulations Take Hold in Europe With Other Regions Set to Follow

Aug 03, 2022
The EU’s comprehensive sustainable finance action plan aims to mandate that companies integrate sustainability risks into their investment management and disclosure processes, including their impact on the...
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