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  • ESG ratings failure lands real estate investor in hot water with French regulator

    24 January 2024

    A real estate investor has been hit with the prospect of a fine for failures relating to how it used ESG scores to inform its investments.

  • French regulator turns mystery shopper to check asset managers live up to sustainability promises

    23 January 2024

    France's financial markets regulator will conduct spot checks of asset managers to check whether their voting and engagement practices meet the standards claimed in their marketing.

  • French regulator says investors should have say on climate transition plans

    09 March 2023

    France's financial markets regulator has backed recommendations to require listed companies to routinely present their climate transition strategy to investors for a vote at their annual general meeting (AGM).

  • French regulator pushes for exclusion of fossil fuels from SFDR

    14 February 2023

    France's securities markets regulator has proposed the EU's controversial fund disclosure regime should introduce a set of minimum criteria for funds to be considered sustainable.

  • French financial firms must draw on coal lessons for fossil fuel policies, say regulators

    26 October 2021

    French regulators have encouraged financial firms to draw lessons from their thermal coal policies for other fossil fuel sectors in order to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement...