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ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

ESG Knowledge Update | June 2024

Welcome to our Osborne Clarke ESG Knowledge Update, which offers a round-up of legal, regulatory and market news
Regulatory Outlook

Environment | UK Regulatory Outlook May 2024

Environmental Crime Directive published in Official Journal | UK Forest Risk Commodities scheme on the back burner | CSDDD receives
Regulatory Outlook

Environmental, social and governance | UK Regulatory Outlook May 2024

UK Forest Risk Commodities scheme on the back burner | CSDDD receives final vote | Postponement of European sustainability reporting
Regulatory Outlook

Modern slavery | UK Regulatory Outlook May 2024

European Parliament adopts position on forced labour regulation | Modern Slavery Act 2015: statement registry updated | Regulations to eradicate
Financial Services

Portfolio managers will be covered by the Sustainability Disclosure Requirements

The UK regulator proposes to apply a similar approach in the near future to portfolio managers as for fund managers
Financial Services

International Funds Legal Update | 10 May 2024

Updates on authorisation applications, asset managers in full review mode and help has arrived on the new SEC rules
Retail and Consumer

EPR for textiles: what's on the horizon in the UK and EU?

EU legislation to introduce extended producer responsibility is progressing and will mark a huge change for retailers
ESG – Environmental, Social and Governance

ESG Knowledge Update | May 2024

Welcome to our Osborne Clarke ESG Knowledge Update, which offers a round-up of legal, regulatory and market news
Managing greenwashing risk

UK FCA confirms final guidance to accompany anti-greenwashing rule

Firms should review all communications that refer to the sustainability characteristics of products and services
Regulatory Outlook

Environment | UK Regulatory Outlook April 2024

European Parliament adopts new certification framework for carbon removals | European Parliament adopts position on soil monitoring directive | EU
Regulatory Outlook

Environmental, social and governance | UK Regulatory Outlook April 2024

TPT publish sector-specific guidance | European Parliament adopts directive on delaying European sustainability reporting standards | UK competition regulator issues
Managing greenwashing risk

Should Polish entrepreneurs be concerned about regulatory focus on greenwashing?

Regulatory attention on the making of misleading green claims is growing tighter, with new EU regulation imminent