Friday, May 27 2022

Financial Regulatory Daily Update — Wednesday, March 9, 2022

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Major developments US bans import of Russian oil March 8, 2022 The United States prohibits the import of Russian oil, […]

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Boardroom Brief: Week commencing 8 March 2022

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This is a service specifically targeted at the needs of busy non-executive Directors. We aim to give you a “heads […]

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Sarah Bloom Raskin: Fed Nominee Is Climate Radical

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Sarah Bloom Raskin participates in an open meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans at […]

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International best practices are inevitable for sustainable food security in Pakistan: Syed Fakhar

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A two-day international webinar was held at the Department of Plant Protection, Karachi (DPP) on January 28-29, 2022. The webinar […]

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Investing for a changing world

Investing for a changing world

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Some Investable Themes for the Sustainable Development Agenda As investors, we are committed to finding high conviction investment ideas2. We […]

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Allianz Risk Barometer 2022: Cyber perils outrank Covid-19 and broken supply chains as top business risk globally and in Asia Pacific | Taiwan News

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11th Allianz survey: Cyber, business interruption and natural disasters are the top three business risks globally in 2022. Cyber ranks […]

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“ESG – Engagement instead of exclusion”

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Investors are increasingly asking asset managers to divest from certain companies in their portfolios for environmental, social and governance reasons. […]

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BlackRock ESG assets surpass $500 billion

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BlackRock’s durable assets more than doubled in 2021 to $509 billion (€446 billion) while the fund manager’s total assets under […]

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Financial Cos. Must Address Climate Risk As Regulations Near

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By Bao Nguyen and Vartan Shadarevian (January 11, 2022, 1:18 PM EST) — In a November 2021 address to the […]

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Another busy year expected for ESG with more regulation, investor activity

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It will be difficult to beat 2021 when it comes to ESG news, but 2022 promises to be just as […]

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Bitcoin slump offers tax play for investors — for now

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A young woman walks past a Bitcoin symbol in the window of a company that offers blockchain application services. Sean […]

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The climate crisis spells both risk and opportunity for the financial world

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Veterans of the United Nation’s annual climate summits were stunned at Cop26 in Glasgow last month by the number of […]

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Letter: Old Masters are an asset untouched by price inflation

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Paul Singer correctly diagnoses one of the most important issues besides climate change that societies face today (“Investors who hoard […]

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People moves: Barclays switches CEO in post-Staley refresh, Citi dials up digital team, and more

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CS Venkatakrishnan has stepped up as group chief executive of Barclays, as the bank moves to shake off any whiff […]

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$ 3.3 trillion Australian pension pot reaping dividends with ESG, Invest News & Top Stories

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(BLOOMBERG) Responsible investing pays dividends in Australia’s $ 3.4 trillion Australian pension pot (S $ 3.3 trillion). Funds seen as […]

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There are no bond vigilantes of municipal markets in terms of climate risk, confirms this study

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From forest fires to floods, from hurricanes to heat, the effects of climate change on our communities are well known […]

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Dorsey: Railway merger and the environment | Remark

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The railroad merger sets a clear path towards environmental gains and carbon neutrality. Protecting our environment and reducing emissions induced […]

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A changing region – Journal

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As new cracks appear within Pakistan’s governing elites, the pivot of global politics appears to be moving away from the […]

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Financial Stability Oversight Council weighs in on climate risks

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen listens as U.S. President Joe Biden holds a meeting with business leaders and CEOs about […]

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Biden-Harris Administration Releases Roadmap for Climate-Resilient Economy: Here’s what you need to know

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On October 14, 2021, United States President Joe Biden’s administration released “A Roadmap to Build a Climate-Resilient Economy” (the “Report”). […]

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Misplaced expectations from climate disclosure initiatives

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1. Adoption of the Paris Agreement, 21st Conference of the Parties, Paris COP21 Decision 1/CP.20 (UNFCCC, 2015). 2. Carney, M. […]

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Citi must get rid of fossil fuel investments and help tackle the climate crisis

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Citigroup was overwhelmingly bailed out by US taxpayers because it failed to manage major financial risks. The bank is exposed […]

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Partners of the United Nations World Food Program and the International Crop Research Institute in the fight against hunger and poverty

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Members of the United Nations World Food Program distributing food The various challenges and constraints of natural resource degradation, climate […]

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Are banks prepared to manage climate change related risks?

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Acin, a SaaS company pioneering the global standard for operational risk controls, has published a barometer charting the preparedness of […]

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FirstFT: Australia defends cancelling French submarine deal

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Newsletter: Europe Express Your essential guide to what matters in Europe today. Delivered every weekday. Good morning. This article is […]

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India Becomes Destination Country for Healthy Foods Like Millet: Tomar at G-20 Agriculture Meeting

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India is emerging as the destination country for healthy foods like millet and the government is promoting biofortified varieties to […]

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International farmers warn of impact of climate change

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Ahead of COP26 in Glasgow, farmers attended an Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) event to highlight the harsh realities of climate […]

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The challenge of scenario analysis

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The scenario analysis shows that the ability of pension funds to pay their pensions will be severely affected by the […]

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Agriculture is an economic bright spot in Mexico

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Sep 18, 2021 Tepanco de López ROMÁN JUÁREZ has expanded its tomato farm several times since its inception 15 years […]

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From noodles to crisps: Global investment explodes as businesses brace for post-Covid era

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Global companies, from noodle makers to semiconductor giants, are investing in new factories and machinery like they haven’t in years. […]

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Do physical assets offer investors a haven from inflation?

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September 11, 2021 THEIKE PENGUINS and the melting ice, the natural habitat of investors is changing. Inflation is generally bad […]

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How Afghanistan’s woes increase the level of risk even as global financial markets ignore chaos

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Financial markets have been largely unresponsive to developments in Afghanistan, but the chaotic US exit from the country heightens underlying […]

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decarbonization to fuel inflation, but delaying efforts could hurt economic growth, returns

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Government policies to mitigate the impact of climate change will fuel inflation, but delaying them could reduce economic growth and […]

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ECB must act on climate – EURACTIV.com

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The European Central Bank’s (ECB’s) new monetary policy is a positive step, but it needs more ambition to tackle its […]

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A natural next step: quantifying and addressing the impact of asset management on nature

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As asset managers adapt to the need to disclose their approach to climate-related financial risks, integrate sustainability risk management into […]

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How Companies can Align with Biden’s Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk

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New Developments Could Raise the Temperature of Climate Change Disclosure | Sullivan & Worcester

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The buzz around climate change is expanding to include the potential effects it could have on businesses’ physical operations and […]

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Financial institutions general regulatory news, July 2021 | Hogan Lovells

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Contents: UK and Singapore Financial Partnership on financial services UK and Singapore negotiate on digital trade agreement Financial Guidance and […]

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Biodiversity loss could destroy the global financial system – and it’s only a matter of time | Geoff Summerhayes and Laura Waterford

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Corporate Australia is well aware of the concept that climate change poses a financial risk to the global economy, but […]

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US House official warned of climate danger in 1989 – Wednesday June 30, 2021 – www.eenews.net

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Twenty years before the US Chamber of Commerce called for climate science to be tried, an official from the powerful […]

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Caixin Summit: Hong Kong to Speed Up Climate Risk Disclosure Rules

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Hong Kong will require financial institutions and publicly traded companies to disclose the financial risks of climate change on their […]

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UPDATE 1 – Fed’s Daly Says Climate Change Poses ‘Significant’ Economic Risk

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(Add more comments from Daly) June 22 (Reuters) – Climate change poses a “significant risk” to the global economy and […]

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Factbox: How are central banks responding to climate change

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June 18 (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan on Friday unveiled a plan to increase funding for the fight against […]

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Investors should prepare for impact of green stress tests on banks

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The writer is senior adviser to the chief executive of UBS and was previously a senior adviser to former Bank […]

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Collaborative robotics to promote 4.0 technologies in the food industry

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The food industry requires solutions and automation systems capable of transforming the sector and aligning it with its main challenges: […]

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Reinterpreting Risk Premiums to Finance the Green New Deal and the Fight Against COVID-19*

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By Oliver Pahnecke, PhD candidate, Middlesex University, London and Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, Former (2014-2020) United Nations Independent Expert on Debt […]

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Rethinking Multifamily Risk Post-COVID | GlobeSt

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SAN DIEGO—The pandemic has forced organizations to make massive operational changes that have impacted the balance sheet, scattered the CRE […]

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Prime Minister concludes productive summit of G7 leaders in UK

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CARBIS BAY, UK, June 13, 2021 / CNW / – The Prime Minister, Justin trudeau, today concluded its participation in […]

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Geothermal – Geothermal Seminar: World Must Embrace Risk in Transition to Renewable Energy

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While the ten speakers at the virtual seminar generally focused on geothermal, many of their comments could be applied to […]

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The MAS presents its climate strategy in its first report on sustainable development

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Five asset managers have been appointed to manage S $ 1.8 billion of Singapore’s official foreign exchange reserves under new […]

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Aviva might benefit from an agitator but the risk is over-reach | Nils Pratley

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An activist investor would have been very useful at Aviva for most of the insurer’s 20-odd years of existence, frustrated […]

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The financial sector and public enterprises in the environmental bubble | Holland & Knight LLP

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On May 20, 2021, the Biden administration issued its latest and much anticipated Executive Order (OE) on climate-related financial risk. […]

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Biden Executive Order Instructs Federal Government To “Lead By Example” In Addressing Climate-Related Financial Risk – Government, Public Sector

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Since taking office in January, President Biden has made his commitment to tackling climate change clear. He has taken important […]

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BSP to work closely with banks in their transition to ‘greening’ – Manila Bulletin

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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said it has started to closely monitor banks’ sustainable finance transition until 2023, when the […]

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AFD grants $ 100 million green credit to Vietnam

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The offer aims to stimulate the financing of sustainable natural resource projects focused on clean energy The Investment and Development […]

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From ski resorts to supply chains, digital twins help businesses calculate risk

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A ski resort with decades of uncharted equipment buried underfoot. Busy airports with thousands of moving parts. A shipping company […]

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Biden Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk

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On May 20, 2021, President Biden issued his Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk, stating that it is the policy of the Administration […]

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Daily Update: May 24, 2021

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Subscribe on LinkedIn to be notified of each new Daily Update—a curated selection of essential intelligence on financial markets and […]

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US Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial-Risk Reporting

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On Thursday, May 20, President Biden signed a sweeping Executive Order stating: “It is therefore the policy of my Administration […]

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U.S. Oil, Gas Producer Group Calls Biden Climate-Risk EO ‘Misguided,’ Warns of Limiting Opportunities

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In a sweeping order, President Biden on Thursday directed federal agencies to find ways to mitigate the financial risks that […]

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Biden targets climate-related financial risk

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President Joe Biden on Thursday issued an executive order intended to gather information about the financial risks posed by the […]

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‘Netting zero’ #3: technology and climate-related financial risk management (“CRFRM”)

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Introduction: necessity and invention The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has estimated that US $6.9 trillion a year until […]

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Biden directs US to mitigate financial risk from climate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is directing federal agencies to develop a comprehensive strategy to identify and manage financial […]

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Bill seeks to clarify ESG responsibilities under ERISA

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Democrats in the Senate and House introduced a bill Thursday that would amend ERISA to make clear that retirement plans […]

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Risky borrowers hope to boost green referrals

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Investors‘ thirst for yield in debt markets is driving demand for risky loans that fund private equity transactions. This allows […]

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ESG due diligence in credit markets | Bracewell LLP

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Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations continue to receive increased attention in loan markets. Topics such as climate change, the […]

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GRAPHIC: Saudi Turkish imports slow as Egypt exports more to the Kingdom

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LONDON: Climate activists who scored big against Western majors last week had unlikely cheerleaders in the oil capitals of Saudi […]

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