Caroline Herkströter

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Financial Services Reception “Sustainability – sustainability through regulation”

On 5 November 2019, our colleagues in Germany will be holding an event on sustainability through regulation. The event offers an insight into the legal background as well as a panel discussion about sustainability as an opportunity to discuss current developments, innovations and the effects of legal framework conditions. For further information and to register, … Continue Reading

ESG: German regulator launches consultation regarding guidance notice on sustainability

On 24 September 2019, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) published a draft guidance notice on dealing with sustainability risks for consultation (link; only available in German). BaFin expects supervised entities to also take into account environmental risks, social risks and risks arising from corporate governance (commonly referred to as environmental, social and governance – … Continue Reading