ESG and sustainability
Law for a sustainable future
Whilst the global financial crisis may have receded, the asset management industry continues to assimilate significant regulatory change – Brexit, AIFMD review, FCA Asset Management Market Study – to name but a few.
We have developed ‘Asset management regulation hub’ as part of our NRF Institute to help asset managers stay up to date on regulatory developments as they happen. As well as the latest information on asset management regulation, the hub provides access to dedicated resources focusing on AIFMD and UCITS.
The Alternative Investment Fund Managers’ Directive is the EU regulatory framework for alternative investment fund managers (AIFMs), including managers of hedge funds, private equity funds and investment funds. AIFMD Insight includes:
Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities is the main EU legislative framework covering the regulation and cross border marketing of collective investment schemes that are suitable for retail investors. UCITS Insight provides analysis into the UCITS regime and includes:
In March 2018, the European Commission launched its ‘Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth.’ This EU initiative reflects a growing global focus on sustainable finance and the increasing need for financial market participants to consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors within their investment strategies. ESG Insight provides tools to help you understand and monitor developments in ESG through:
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On March 9, 2023, the European Commission (EC) adopted changes to its State aid framework to support its “Green Deal Industrial Plan for the Net-Zero Age” (the Net Zero Plan) presented in February 2023. The Net Zero Plan is part of the European Green Deal, which aims to make Europe the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050.
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