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At the Table: Navigating the Global ESG Regulatory Landscape
Episode 410th March 2023 • The Regulatory Roundtable • Simpson Thacher
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In this episode we discuss global ESG trends and evolving regulatory frameworks, including the recent increase of proposed legislation in the U.S. concerning ESG investments; the SEC climate disclosure rule proposed on March 21, 2022; and the scope of reporting obligations under the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), and U.K. Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Meet Your Episode Four Hosts:

Leah Malone, Simpson Thacher

Partner and leader of the Firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainability Practice; advises boards, management teams and investors on ESG and sustainability matters from conception through strategic implementation, oversight and reporting

Matt Feehily, Simpson Thacher

Counsel, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainability; advises private equity firms, project sponsors, portfolio companies and corporations on the EU and U.K. regulatory frameworks for sustainable finance and ESG disclosures at product, firm and company levels

Emily B. Holland, Simpson Thacher

Counsel, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainability; advises sponsors, companies and financial institutions on policy and business decisions relating to an evolving scope of ESG requirements and expectations in the U.S. and worldwide

Carolyn S. Houston, Simpson Thacher

Counsel, Private Funds; focuses on a wide array of asset classes, including ESG/impact investing and internal arrangements, as well as infrastructure, buyout, secondaries and co-investment

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