S&C Critical Insights – Recent Developments Concerning ESG-Labelled Bonds and ESG Ratings

August 26, 2022

In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights, Vanessa Blackmore, Kirsten Rodger and Sam Saunders take a look at recent developments in the regulation of ESG-labelled bonds and ESG data and rating services, focusing in particular on recent UK regulatory statements signaling that use of proceeds frameworks are likely to be subject to enhanced regulatory scrutiny. They also touch on ESG developments globally, noting that international businesses are likely to find themselves facing multiple, complex ESG reporting requirements, with the potential for increased regulatory scrutiny and liability for misstatements.