January 19, 2021
Within the second within the sequence of three ESG centered webinars, members of the ESG Apply Group of Gibson Dunn’s London and New York workplaces will present some insights particularly to deal with the ESG points for Personal Fund Managers together with the next areas:
- Regulatory overview – International, Europe, UK
- Method to SFDR and regulatory change
- Participating with traders, investor reporting and tendencies
- Integrating ESG into funding processes and portfolio corporations
- Sustainability as an asset class
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Michelle Kirschner is a Associate in Gibson Dunn’s monetary regulatory group. She advises a broad vary of economic establishments, together with funding managers, built-in funding banks, company finance boutiques, non-public fund managers and personal wealth managers on the most senior stage. Ms. Kirschner has in depth expertise in advising shoppers on areas reminiscent of techniques and controls, market abuse, conduct of enterprise and regulatory change administration, together with MiFID II, MAR and Senior Managers & Certification Regime. Following the EU referendum, she has spent appreciable time advising regulated shoppers in relation to their choices for conducting enterprise in / into the EU following Brexit. She has additionally performed inner investigations, particularly critiques of company governance and techniques and controls within the context of EU and UK regulatory necessities and expectations.
Selina Sagayam is a Associate in Gibson Dunn’s worldwide company group. Her follow focuses on worldwide company finance transactional work, together with private and non-private M&A, joint ventures, worldwide fairness capital markets choices and advisory work centered on company governance, shareholder activism and securities regulation recommendation. Thought to be one of many main public M&A advisers within the UK, Ms. Sagayam has suggested on hostile, aggressive and really useful takeovers. Ms. Sagayam can be famous for her experience in monetary providers and regulatory recommendation. She advises boards and senior administration of worldwide firms, exchanges, regulators, funding banks, and monetary sponsors (non-public fairness and hedge funds) on such points. Her expertise as a senior secondee on the UK takeover Panel and likewise as a non-executive director of a FTSE250 firm has positioned her uniquely in her follow space. Ms. Sagayam established and co-chairs the agency’s UK ESG Apply Group.
John Senior is a Associate within the company division based mostly in New York. He has in depth expertise counselling sponsors on the organisation and operation of personal funding funds, together with buyout, infrastructure, actual property, pure assets, social impression and enterprise capital funds; co-investment funds; impartial sponsor transactions and funding membership packages. He was named a Rising Star for Funding Funds by IFLR1000 (2021). Mr. Senior additionally advises sponsors on inner partnership preparations, strategic secondary and spin-out transactions, regulatory compliance and negotiations with service suppliers.
Chris Hickey is an Affiliate within the London workplace and is a member of the agency’s Monetary Establishments Apply Group. He advises on a variety of UK and EU monetary providers regulatory issues. This contains the regulatory components of company transactions, regulatory change administration and ongoing compliance necessities to which companies are topic. His shoppers embrace, amongst others, non-public fairness companies, institutional asset managers, company finance boutiques and funding banks.