ICLG – ESG Law 2022: “U.S. Legal and Compliance Issues Relating to ESG for Private Fund Advisers”

January 6, 2022

Seward & Kissel attorneys Debra Franzese, S. John Ryan, Nicholas R. Miller, and Jacob H. Wimberly co-authored a chapter for the International Comparative Legal Guide – Environmental, Social & Governance Law 2022 titled “U.S. Legal and Compliance Issues Relating to ESG for Private Fund Advisers.”

In this chapter, the authors address:

  • How private fund managers can:
    • Begin developing ESG policies and procedures
    • Implement ESG into their investment processes
    • Engage with management of portfolio companies
  • U.S. compliance considerations for registered advisers including SEC exam focus areas and disclosure of ESG practices
  • Investor communication practices
  • And more