In this MB Microtalk video, Mayer Brown’s Peter Pears discusses the European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (the “CSRD”). The directive, which for many companies applies from as early as 1 January 2024, creates detailed sustainability reporting requirements, which may apply for both EU and non-EU companies.

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The risk of an accusation of “greenwashing” is now an important concern for many companies. Greenwashing is an ill-defined concept but, nevertheless, is increasingly a source of litigation and regulatory scrutiny – with more of both expected. It carries with it reputational, regulatory and litigation risks for which companies should be prepared. Whilst the risks

At an open meeting yesterday, May 25, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved two new proposals that will impact the fund and investment management industry. One of the proposals is directed solely at registered funds and business development companies (BDCs), while the other applies to registered funds, BDCs, registered investment advisers (RIAs)