On 18 June 2024, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published an opinion on the assessment of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).

The ESAs have delivered this opinion on their own initiative, and it is published in the context of the review of the SFDR by the European Commission (Commission

On Wednesday 12 June 2024, as part of our global ESG webinar series, please join us for the third instalment of this webinar series, as we expand on the greenwashing discussion held in the first webinar.

This webinar will feature a discussion from our NRF financial services enforcement team to provide a perspective on greenwashing

On 4 June 2024, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) published their final reports on greenwashing in the financial sector. 

Each ESA provides a stocktake of the current supervisory response to greenwashing risks under their remit and notes that Member State competent authorities (NCAs) are already taking steps in the area of

On 24 May 2024, the Council of the EU announced that it had formally adopted the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive. After being signed by the President of the European Parliament and the President of the Council, the directive will be published in the Official Journal of the European Union and will enter into force

On 13 May 2024, the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) published its latest issue of REMIT Quarterly.

The Regulation on Wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency otherwise known as REMIT provides an EU framework for the transparency and integrity of energy markets and aims to deter market participants

On 15 May 2024, the European Commission published reports on several key pieces of EU climate law including the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS).

Among other things it is noted that a review of the EU ETS will be presented in 2026 primarily focusing on whether to include waste management in the

On 16 May 2024, the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) published a cover report and two technical documents on Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) for Central Banks.

The cover report reviews SRI in central banks’ portfolio management, with practices and recommendations. It puts forward ten recommendations for central banks

Last November the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published Policy Statement 23/16 (PS23/16) containing final rules and guidance on sustainability disclosure requirements (SDR) and investment labels (UK SDR regime). The rules and guidance are currently limited to UK asset managers and essentially the requirements comprise of two components

On 14 May 2023, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the Final Report containing Guidelines on funds’ names using ESG or sustainability related terms. The Final Report follows a public consultation which ran from 18 November 2022 to 20 February 2023 and a statement on 14 December 2023.

The objective of

On 24 April 2024, the European Parliament plenary formally adopted the proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (CSDDD or the Directive). This note summarises ten key issues enterprises active in the EU should know about the Directive.

1. Aim of the CSDDD

The CSDDD will serve a number of purposes.