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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On September 17, 2020, SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce gave a speech that focused on potential issues raised by investment advisers that—while purporting to follow environmental...
MJ Hudson
Imagine you are a prospective LP considering an allocation into your strategy bucket. Would you like what you saw when you came across your fund? Not just the first impression – but the entire experience?
Mayer Brown
Regulation Best Interest ("Reg BI") requires broker-dealers and their associated persons who are natural persons to act in the best interest of their retail customers when making a recommendation.
Proskauer Rose LLP
As investors drive demand for investment products focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, fund managers have increasingly offered ESG-focused
McDermott Will & Emery
The most obvious potential conflict of interest for advisers setting up or serving pooled employer plans is if their practice is affiliated with...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On August 6, 2020, an Illinois appellate court ruled that a petition by political activist John Tillman seeking leave to invalidate approximately $16 billion of Illinois's general obligation bonds...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Considering environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors when making an investment is no longer solely the province of "impact-first" investors—those who prioritize social...
Mayer Brown
On July 7, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance referred to as the "Healthy Buildings Ordinance" (the "Ordinance") requiring all large non-city-owned ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On July 1, 2020, the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) issued Regulatory Notice 20-21 (the "Regulatory Notice")...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Synopsis: On June 23, 2020, the Department of Labor ("DOL") issued a proposed regulation amending the fiduciary regulations governing
Mayer Brown
The Proposal generally cautions plan fiduciaries against considering ESG factors when making investment decisions, unless such factors are relevant to the plan's pecuniary goals.
Mayer Brown
On June 22, 2020, the United States Department of Labor (the "DOL") submitted a proposed regulation (the "Proposal") regarding the use of Environmental, Social and Governance
Groom Law Group
On June 23, 2020, the Department of Labor ("DOL") issued a proposed regulation (the "Proposed Rule") defining plan fiduciaries' duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On June 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) proposed amendments to the investment duties regulations under ERISA that would make it clear that retirement plan fiduciaries must not consider non-financial factors...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In this episode of Impactful Conversations, Michael Santos, a social-enterprise- and impact-investing associate in Morrison & Foerster's San Francisco office, interviews Rodney Foxworth, ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread from Asia to the rest of the world at the beginning of 2020, global venture capital (VC) funding dropped dramatically...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
President Donald J. Trump directed federal agencies to facilitate economic recovery in the United States by taking steps to speed up investments in infrastructure and enact other measures "to return Americans to work."
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Client relationship summary (CRS) for registered investment advisers (RIAs), broker-dealers and dual-registrants that advise retail investors...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
At an SEC Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee meeting, SEC Chair Jay Clayton and Commissioners Elad L. Roisman and Hester M. Peirce addressed issues concerning...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Relationships and teamwork are crucial and now, more than ever, they are essential for real estate investors to navigate unchartered waters.
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