IOSCO Adds Carbon-Market Review to Work Plan
IOSCO today released a comprehensive sustainability work plan, moving beyond the investor-focused disclosures it previously espoused set for action next week by the SEC. Going forward, global securities regulators have now prioritized reducing greenwashing and encouraging reliable ESG-impact assessment. IOSCO will thus review both the pending IFRS climate- and general-sustainability disclosure requirements and final standards.
Raskin Faces Still Higher Confirmation Odds
Sen. Manchin (D-WV)’s statement today that he will not support Sarah Bloom Raskin makes her path to confirmation difficult, if not impossible. For her appointment as Fed Supervisory Vice Chair to advance, at least one Republican would need to break ranks on the Senate floor even if Ranking Member Toomey (R-PA) is unable to hold his blockade.