The pending European Disclosure Regulation dealing with ESG will introduce new standards for fund managers and other market participants and investors, starting with new disclosure requirements effective in March next year. These regulatory changes will also have an impact on the due diligence that will be expected of fund managers and is likely to create liability risk in relation to ESG considerations.
Our webinar series - which featured Debevoise lawyers and external experts - covered the steps that firms can take now to ensure they are ready for the new regulation.
- Thursday, 22 October 2020 - The Disclosure Regulation and Requirements for Fund Managers Next Year. Click here to access a recording of the session.
- Thursday, 5 November 2020 - “E”: Disclosures of Environmental Risks and Adverse Impacts – Categorising Sustainable Investments for the Taxonomy Regulation (with guest speaker Onur Durmus, Partner at ERM: Environmental Resources Management). Click here to access a recording of the session.
- Thursday, 12 November 2020 - “S”: Human Rights, Social and Human Capital Considerations (with guest speaker David Nyheim, Chairman at International Conflict and Security Consulting). Click here to access a recording of the session.
- Thursday, 19 November 2020 - “G”: Governance – Disclosing and Managing Financial Crime Risks. Click here to access a recording of the session.