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The New Spectrum for ESG Credit Risk Disclosure: Fitch Ratings has announced the launch of a new, integrated scoring system that clearly displays in credit research reports how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors impact individual credit rating decisions. Fitch is the first credit rating agency (CRA) to apply a systematic approach to publishing opinions about how ESG issues are relevant and material to individual entity credit ratings.


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Good Friday…no SOFR?

Earlier this month the New York Fed announced that there will be no SOFR rate published on or for Friday, April 7th even though April…

CLOs: No Conflicts…But Big Problems

March 30, 2023 - On Monday, the LSTA submitted the first of three letters responding to the SEC’s Proposed Rule on “Conflicts of Interest in…

Recent Sustainable Lending Updates: Part 3

Recently the APLMA, LMA and LSTA published updated versions of the Green Loan Principles, Social Loan Principles, Sustainability-Linked Principles and related Guidance. The final versions…