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Geneva-based specialist asset manager Quaero Capital has brought its Luxembourg funds into compliance with the new European SFDR regulation on sustainability disclosure, confirming its strong commitment to responsible investment.
Despite its new obligations for financial intermediaries taking effect in September 2020, the European Commission's updated Shareholder Rights Directive (SRD II) is still very much in the early stages of a full and seamless adoption across European regulated markets, according to a new report by global fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions.
With one of the final barriers to implementing the changes to the PRIIPs Regulation now removed, research from FE fundinfo has found that fund groups will still struggle to meet the end of year deadline.
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has published its response to the European Commission's consultation on the establishment of a European Single Access Point (ESAP) for financial and non-financial information publicly disclosed by companies.
Franklin Templeton has welcomed the new EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), which is an important step in driving forward transparency and authenticity in how investors approach ESG and sustainability.
In line with the EU action plan for financing sustainable growth, the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) has confirmed its commitment to comply with sustainable finance standards.
Asset managers face ‘significant’ compliance costs to adapt to the new EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure rule which starts to take effect from 10 March, a new report published by Bloomberg Intelligence (BI) says.
Institutional investors in the US are increasingly planning to adopt ESG in their portfolios, swayed by recent evidence of sustainable investments’ outperformance.