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Since the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) came into force in March 2021, we have had some significant updates, including confirmation from the European Commission that Article 9 funds should only invest in sustainable assets and an amended Taxonomy that now includes natural gas and nuclear power, with the consequent changes to disclosure templates less than two months after coming in.
FE fundinfo – the global leader in investment fund data and technology – issued its response to the Chancellor’s 2023 Spring Budget focusing on the implications it will have on retirees following the changes to the pensions tax allowance as well as the lack of mentions of sustainability.
Any replacement to the Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products (PRIIPs) regulations can only be effective when retail investors actually read them, FE fundinfo – the global leader in investment fund data and technology – has stated in its response to HM Treasury’s consultation.
A new strategic partnership between two leading fund data and technology companies aims to modernise the exchange of data between asset managers and their clients, particularly large wealth managers and institutional investors.
It’s been a reversal of fortunes for many funds in the latest FE fundinfo Crown rating rebalance with nearly 50 funds changing their rating by 3 or 4 Crowns compared to 35 at the last rebalance.
FE fundinfo has successfully completed its transition to, and the production and dissemination of, the revised Key Information Documents (KIDs) for Packaged Retail and Insurance-Based Investment Products (PRIIPs), in time for the European deadline of 1 January 2023.
To promote sustainable financial investments, the Swiss Federal Council launched the Swiss Climate Scores in June this year. Does this represent a step forward or does it simply mean more work for fund managers?
At the turn of the year, the technical regulatory standards for the SFDR Regulation will come into force. What this means for fund companies is explained by regulatory specialist Mikkel Bates from FE Fundinfo.