Marty Walsh Democrat Depart of Labor

The Biden Administration could accelerate ESG reforms if Department of Labor nominee, Marty Walsh is confirmed.

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DOL throws curveball into its approach to governing shareholder rights

DoL questions purpose of shareholder voting The US Department of Labor (DoL) has thrown a new curveball into its approach to governing shareholder rights, questioning the need for asset owners to have their voices heard by companies at all. Following its recent proposals around how asset managers obtain and validate information on the companies they […]

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US regulators seek to untangle ESG duty as UK pushes ahead

Pension fund investors in the United States may need to prove allocations made under their environmental, social and governance policies are primarily aiming for a financial return should proposed new rules be enacted. At the end of June, the Department of Labor (DoL) announced it was recommending the enactment of a rule that would provide […]

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