CFA Institute issued a Consultation Paper on the Development of ESG Disclosure Standards for Investment Products. The ESG Verification Subcommittee will work to develop content specific to verifiers who provide independent, third-party examination of the investment products to which the standards are applied.
Oct. 19-21, 2020, the NSCP will hold its annual national conference virtually. In addition to sponsoring the event, Fairview’s Vice President and General Counsel, Amber Allen, will lend her expertise to the conference, speaking on “Evolving Custody Responsibilities.”
While the international COVID-19 outbreak continues to affect the lives of the world’s citizens and, by extension, the United States’ securities infrastructure, the SEC is taking steps to provide relief to firms and funds through delays in form filing and document delivery obligations.
As efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus expand worldwide, the SEC remains focused on maintaining a fair and orderly market and continuing its operations. The Commission has transitioned most of its staff to work remotely and conducts remote exams and enforcement.