• EU readies greenwashing reports as UK rules bite

    23 May 2024

    Financial institutions in the UK rushing to meet a tight deadline to comply with new anti-greenwashing rules are also bracing for news of potential next steps to regulate activity in the EU, with reports from regulators due in coming days.

  • UK FCA calls for voluntary adoption of ISSB, as it confirms delay to consultation

    23 May 2024
  • Investment Association publishes UK SDR implementation guide

    10 May 2024
  • FCA confirms start date for anti-greenwashing rule

    23 April 2024

    Financial services companies in the UK will be bound by anti-greenwashing rules from June, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) confirmed as it issued further guidance.

  • 'Regulators could follow TCFD example' by making TPT mandatory

    11 April 2024

    Guidance on 'gold standard' climate transition plans could be implemented in UK regulation, following the example of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), according to a senior lawyer.

  • UK risks undermining its reputation without deriving IPO benefits, NBIM warns

    03 April 2024

    Proposals to lower corporate governance requirements risk undermining the UK's reputation for investor standards - and may not even help it attract new listings, according to Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM).

  • Regulating ESG ratings: Mission impossible?

    02 February 2024

    As regulators around the world seek to define good practice for ESG raters, they are discovering the complexities of doing so, writes Michael Hurley

  • IOSCO should oversee ESG data and ratings principles for regulators, S&P suggests

    31 January 2024

    The International Organisation for Securities Commissions (IOSCO) should develop a centralised set of principles for good conduct by ESG data and ratings providers, a senior executive at S&P has recommended.

  • FCA appoints two pension funds managers as co-chairs of voting group

    24 January 2024
  • Fund managers face SDR challenge to define 'sustainable', law firm says

    23 January 2024

    Fund managers looking to adhere to the UK's forthcoming fund labelling and disclosure regime are to face a significant "subjectivity-related challenge" in determining what qualifies as sustainable, according to law firm Pinsent Masons.