The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published an in-depth report on ‘The Future of Corporate Governance in Capital Markets Following the COVID-19 Crisis.’
Erkki Liikanen’s keynote speech at CFA Institute’s Global Financial Regulatory Symposium on 29 June 2021.
The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published its ‘Report on Sustainability-related Issuer Disclosures,’ capturing its approach and expectations for the development of global baseline sustainability reporting standards.
A new benchmarking study on global sustainability reporting and assurance practices highlights significant differences between jurisdictions. These extend to the reporting frameworks and methods used as well as the prevalence and level of assurance and the type of practitioner providing the service.
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on expanded climate-related disclosures, with comments due by 10 September.
The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) is seeking input on its public consultation paper on ‘Due Process Procedures for EU Sustainability Reporting Standard-Setting,’ with comments due by 15 September 2021.
Janine Guillot, CEO of the Value Reporting Foundation (VRF), offers some clear insights in recent ‘Welcome Remarks’ on the global corporate reporting landscape, particularly the ‘building blocks’ concept.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has now closed its consultation on climate change disclosure rules and published the thousands of responses received, including heavyweight support for mandatory and digital approaches.
Yi Gang, Governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), has promised ambitious new climate disclosure requirements and international collaboration as part of efforts to drive a ‘green transformation’ of Chinese banking.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced its annual regulatory agenda, as included in the Spring 2021 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions published by the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.