ESG – Required/Desired Unmentionables

According to a recent Bloomberg survey: About two-thirds of respondents in a survey of roughly 300 Bloomberg terminal users said the anti-ESG movement that started in the US last year will force firms to stop using those three letters in conversations with clients. However, they’ll continue to incorporate environmental, social and governance metrics in their business, they also said. […]

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ESG Lawsuits

According to GreenBiz: ” Lawsuits involving ESG-related issues have increased by 25 percent over the past three decades, according to research published earlier this year by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)….. Broadridge, a fintech company, also highlights regulator crackdowns on greenwashing and an increase in event-driven securities litigation — where lawsuits are filed over significant events that […]

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U.S. Regulation of Digital Assets – Who?

Confused as to what is a digital asset and which U.S. government agency has jurisdiction? The Tokenizer has a good overview at https://thetokenizer.io/2023/06/06/regulation-of-digital-assets-in-the-united-states-of-america/. Digital assets are either a security regulated by the SEC, or a commodity regulated by the CFTC, or a currency regulated by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. But on the […]

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