Topical Report

Updates on The German Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains

On Oct 14, 2022, BAFA publishes the questionnaire on reporting for the Supply Chain Care Obligations Act (LkSG).

Topical Report

Corporate Mandatory Sustainability Reporting - EU Parliament Adopts CSRD Rules for Multinationals

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), adopted on Nov, 10, 2022 with 525 votes in favour, 60 votes against and 28 abstentions, will make businesses more publicly accountable by obliging them to regularly disclose information on their societal and environmental impact.

Regulatory Watch

Global Regulatory Watch October 2022

ESMA is changing its Union Strategic Supervisory Priorities (USSPs) to include ESG disclosures alongside market data quality; The Platform on Sustainable Finance published two reports on “data and usability” and “minimum safeguards”...

Regulatory Watch

Global Regulatory Watch September 2022

Guidelines for the preparation of provincial adaptation to climate change programs of action have been issued by China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment... ECB provides details on how it aims to decarbonize its corporate bond holdings...