Sustainable finance as a trend and financing option has grown exponentially and shows no signs of slowing down. In this series of short podcasts, our ESG debt and equity lawyers discuss key tips when considering raising sustainable finance, including the ever-evolving legal and regulatory requirements across regions.
ESG Ratings for Corporate Bonds: Why Do We Care and Why Should You Care?
Our London-based team, Rob Mathews, Ben Bierwirth and Elaine Baynham, consider some of the challenges posed by ESG ratings in the context of debt securities offerings. The team also published a full article on the topic in IFLR.
EU Green Bond Standard
London senior associate James Tanner discusses the EU Green Bond Standard and where it is now on its journey from first being proposed to coming into full force and effect. James also co-authored an article in this theme which was published in IFLR and can be accessed here.
Climate-related Financial Reporting Requirements in the UK
Laura Fisher, Of Counsel in London's Corporate Group, takes a look at the key climate-related reporting requirements in the UK, as well as the key developments you should be aware of in this ever-changing landscape.
The Evolving Market of Social Bonds
Maxim Khrapov, senior associate from our London office, takes a look at how the social bond market has involved and what the market may expect to see in the coming years.
Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)
Pieter-Jan Denys, senior associate from our Brussels office, discusses the new and upcoming European directive, and the need to develop the CSRD from the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) currently in place.
ESG Debt in Latin America
Lima partners, Pablo Berckholtz and Luis Ernesto Marin, discuss the trends contributing to the growing ESG debt market throughout Latin America, including what we can expect to see over the next few years in this space.