Work Area: Climate regulation

ASIC issues fourth greenwashing fine

05 January 2023

Australian regulator issues first greenwashing fine

Australia’s securities regulator has handed its first-ever greenwashing penalty to a listed energy company that allegedly lied about sustainability measures at an electricity plant it operates in Botswana.

27 October 2022

FCA proposes anti-greenwashing rules

25 October 2022

Judge greenlights Fiat Chrysler plea deal

02 August 2022

SEC investigates Goldman Sachs over ESG funds

13 June 2022

DOJ: compliance monitor “unnecessary” in Fiat Chrysler plea deal

The US arm of carmaker Fiat Chrysler has avoided a monitor as part of its $300 million plea agreement with the US Department of Justice for misleading customers and regulators about the emissions and fuel efficiency of some of its vehicles.

06 June 2022

Morgan Lewis recruits SEC’s former acting deputy enforcement director

Kelly Gibson, who also led the agency’s ESG task force, said the SEC already has “the tools in its toolbox” to bring greenwashing cases.

14 February 2022

GIR Live: ESG-related internal investigations on the rise

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UK white-collar lawyers say that whistleblowers are driving an increase in work helping companies conduct internal investigations into sustainability and culture issues.

07 December 2021

FinCEN urges companies to report suspected environmental crimes

19 November 2021

SEC demands VW identify executives in dieselgate litigation

18 November 2021

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