Climate Change and Sustainable Finance

Organizer

Academy of European Law – ERA

Location

Germany
Category

Date

06 Feb 2020 - 07 Feb 2020

Time

All of the day

Climate Change and Sustainable Finance

Objective

The conference will explain the legal implications of climate change for financial services – banking, investment services and financial infrastructure.

Key topics

– The EU’s three-step approach to climate action

– Disclosure Regulation, Benchmark Regulation and other legislative acts and proposals

– EU taxonomy of eco-compatible activities

– Enforcement approaches

– Methodologies for EU climate benchmarks and disclosures for benchmarks

– Corporate disclosure of climate-related information

– Microfinance and climate change adaptation

– Towards an EU Green Bond Standard

– Conceptualising climate-related physical and transition risks as financial risks

– Calibrating climate risk within the framework of capital requirements

Who should attend?

EU and national regulators/supervisors, legal officers in financial services sectors (credit institutions, investment firms, asset managers, CSDs), lawyers in private practice, compliance officers.

 

Further information and application form

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