Time running out for companies as lenders and investors tighten the screws on sustainable finance
Asset management

Time running out for companies as lenders and investors tighten the screws on sustainable finance

1w | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Time running out for companies as lenders and inve...

Companies are hastening work on setting clear ESG strategies and monitoring progress as investors have ramped up pressure on ensuring their portfolio ...

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Upcoming ESG compliance will be like ‘Mifid II on steroids’, PwC specialist warns
Asset management

Upcoming ESG compliance will be like ‘Mifid II on steroids’, PwC specialist warns

2w | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Upcoming ESG compliance will be like ‘Mifid II on ...

New regulatory regimes will help provide clarity on corporate climate reporting, data structures, and companies disclosures, but firms still have to g...

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Decoupling from the EU: the new UK Investment Firm Prudential Regime
Asset management

Decoupling from the EU: the new UK Investment Firm Prudential Regime

1m | By Attilio Veneziano, Contributing Columnist

Decoupling from the EU: the new UK Investment Firm...

The Investment Firm Directive and Regulation (IFD and IFR), embodying the new prudential, capital and liquidity requirements regime for European inves...

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IOSCO calls on asset managers and intermediaries for stronger AI and ML processes
Asset management

IOSCO calls on asset managers and intermediaries for stronger AI and ML processes

2m | By Anjali Kochhar

IOSCO calls on asset managers and intermediaries f...

Amid the increased use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) by asset managers and market intermediaries, the International Organi...

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Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding due to lack of ESG strategy
Asset management

Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding due to lack of ESG strategy

2m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Mid-sized market at risk of missing out on funding...

Mid-sized businesses falling behind on ESG agendas are at risk of missing out on a new batch of funding as lenders become more selective and ESG-focus...

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US, UK treasurers set to benefit from better returns on short-term investments, with interest rate hikes expected next year
Treasury

US, UK treasurers set to benefit from better returns on short-term investments, with interest rate hikes expected next year

2m | By Liz Salecka

US, UK treasurers set to benefit from better retur...

Corporate treasuries in the US and UK could soon benefit from improved returns on their short-term investments, as historically low interest rates are...

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Data-heavy EU ESG reporting will cause hefty burden for firms, says Fitch director
Asset management

Data-heavy EU ESG reporting will cause hefty burden for firms, says Fitch director

3m | By Tom Lemmon, Reporter

Data-heavy EU ESG reporting will cause hefty burde...

Upcoming EU reporting requirements on ESG will be a costly and burdensome process, particularly for SMEs, according to Fitch Ratings director of ESG r...

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