On July 15, the IIF submitted a high-level response to the European Commission’s public consultation on the development of a Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy (RSFS). Drawing on engagements with the IIF Sustainable Finance Working Group, this response is focused on topics of international relevance.
This IIF Staff Paper summarizes key international ESG disclosure frameworks and evolving regulatory approaches in major jurisdictions. The IIF encourages the relevant international standard setting bodies to take steps in the coming months towards a harmonized cross-sectoral ESG disclosure framework.
Robert Priester, Chief European Representative and Regulatory Counsel at the IIF, speaks with Martin Merlin, Director, DG FISMA, European Commission.
This short article provides a visual summary and numerical stock take of the banking sector prudential regulatory measures taken across the world in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
IIF Managing Director, and Head of Sustainable Finance, Sonja Gibbs speaks with David Carlin, the lead on the TCFD Banking Pilot Program for UNEP-FI, about how to integrate climate risk and opportunities into banks credit risk framework.
This IIF Staff paper outlines examples of financial crime typologies the industry and law enforcement are currently seeing, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to ensure collective awareness of new and emerging threats.
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) and McKinsey & Co. have completed a joint survey around cyber resilience to provide an understanding of current and planned practices that financial firms are undertaking to enable and strengthen firm-level and sector-level cyber resilience.
The IIF responded to the European Commission’s recent consultation on a roadmap for changes to the Union’s AML/CFT framework.
Given the global nature of the climate change agenda, global leadership is essential to encourage the development of well-aligned and considered regulatory and supervisory frameworks across jurisdictions. However, there are already signs of fragmentation in several policy areas.