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Earlier this month, the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) urged legislators to reject key aspects of “anti-ESG” bills introduced in the Kansas Senate and House of Representatives. Both bills are designed, in part, to restrict the ability of investment managers engaged by KPERS to consider ESG factors in investment decisions, either directly or indirectly.
On February 28, a French court dismissed an action filed by six French and Ugandan NGOs aiming to force the suspension of TotalEnergies’ multibillion-dollar oil pipeline project in Uganda and Tanzania. The NGOs based their case to suspend the pipeline project on Article L. 225-102-4.-I of the French Commercial Code, the Corporate “Duty of Vigilance Act,” which requires companies to establish a “Vigilance Plan” to “identify and prevent risks of severe violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms, health and safety of people and to the environment in their entire sphere of influence.” The planned pipeline would run from Uganda to the Tanzanian coast passing through many acres of farmland and the Murchison Falls National Park, a habitat that is dense with animal life. The peak production is estimated at 230,000 barrels per day, which, if realized, would make Uganda the seventh-largest oil producer on the continent.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) launched a consultation paper (Consultation Paper) last month seeking public comment on three topics: (1) ESG disclosure; (2) ESG ratings; and (3) ESG investing by mutual funds. The comment period closed on March 6, 2023, with SEBI seeking additional comments on the regulatory framework for ESG ratings providers. By way of explaining the need for and goals of the consultation, SEBI stated that “as ESG Investing becomes mainstream, companies have been urged by both investors and regulators to make detailed ES
Please join us for the 7th Annual CREFC Spring Symposium hosted by the Women's Network at Cadwalader on Wednesday, March 29th.
Cadwalader is proud to be a Bronze sponsor at the ABA – Fourth Global White Collar Crime Institute.
Join Cadwalader partners Jeffrey Rotblat and Gary Silverstein and special counsel Matthew Pawling for a live webinar discussing the various nuances of CRE-CLOs, including CLO administration, loan modification and servicing concerns, with an emphasis on recent challenges presented due to a rising interest rate environment.
As many parties expected, on March 17, 2023 SVB Financial Group (“SVB Financial” or the “Debtor”) the holding company for Silicon Valley Bank, commenced a case under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code (the “Bankruptcy Code”) in the Southern District of New York. Judge Martin Glenn has been assigned to the chapter 11 case. Neither Silicon Valley Bank, currently in FDIC receivership, nor its successor Silicon Valley Bridge Bank, N.A. (“SV Bridge Bank”), were included in the chapter 11 filing.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered the United Kingdom (“UK”) Budget for 2023 on 15 March 2023.
A lot of ink has been spilled in the last 72 hours regarding the historic developments involving Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. Our quick summary of the facts and law is below. Cadwalader will continue to monitor these developments closely and will update you with additional insights.
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With the pending cessation of panel LIBOR on June 30, 2023, the LSTA’s Tess Virmani and Meredith Coffey recorded a video with Cadwalader partners Lary Stromfeld and Jeff Nagle that discusses the LIBOR transition, synthetic LIBOR, how the LIBOR Act and Final Rule may fit into remediation plans, and how LSTA members might consider analyzing their credit agreements for remediation. You can access the video and slides here.
Cadwalader partner Jeff Nagle discusses the latest in LIBOR transition in another installment of FFF: Industry Conversations.
In this installment of our Finance Forum Focus Series, Cadwalader partners Lary Stromfeld and Jeffrey Nagle discuss the latest LIBOR transition developments.