Class actions by institutional investors could lead to significant financial and reputational costs, warns Michael Fenn, Partner at Pinsent Masons.
Directors urged to integrate climate risks and opportunities into their governance roles.
Greater scope and depth needed to keep pace with demand for more holistic approaches to climate risk management by banks and investors.
Investors should keep a close eye on the evolving litigation and arbitration landscape, says Alexandre Vagenheim, Senior Legal Officer, Jus Mundi.
Strap in for a bumpy start, both to the year and the journey to a green and equitable future.
Regulation “presenting a whole new world” of legal risks for financial players.
Legal challenges by campaigners to pressure for change on ESG matters becoming more common.
The forthcoming Due Diligence Directive is likely to further increase opportunities for ESG-related litigation, says Alex Leitch, Head of London Complex Litigation...
Failure to consider climate cannot be excused, amid rising investor expectations and litigation risks.
Legal action can work as a mechanism to scale adaptation finance, report finds.
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