Ravi Menon, the Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), gave a keynote speech on ‘What we need to do to make green finance work,’ at the Financial Times Investing for Good Asia digital conference on 8 September.
Gary Gensler, the Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, gave testimony this week before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
A new EU study explores the current status of and best practices for the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the activities of the banking sector, including supervisory reporting.
With mandatory climate and other sustainability disclosure requirements apparently gaining impetus around the globe, the latest news this week has a Pacific flavour.
The Swiss government, the Federal Council, has recently set a timeline and other parameters for mandatory climate disclosures by large companies.
The European Commission has announced an ambitious package of proposals aimed at strengthening the EU’s anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) rules and cracking down on financial crime.
Gary Gensler, Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provided a range of comments on newly introduced US OTC swaps disclosure rules to the American Bar Association Derivatives and Futures Law Committee last week.
The final countdown to XBRL reporting in Oman has begun! Oman’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) and its stock exchange, the Muscat Securities Market (MSM), has organised a second round of workshops in preparation for the launch of its new disclosure portal, which will enable the reporting of both financial and non-financial information in XBRL format.
As support for greater and more consistent environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure gathers strength worldwide, the latest voice to join the chorus comes from Russia.
The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has introduced new disclosure requirements for non-bank payment platforms around the reporting of major events or changes, which will come into effect at the start of September.