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Saturday, March 30, 2013

International Financial Law Review: The Sustainability Case Under the Equator Principles

The third iteration of the Equator Principles (EP) framework will be released in the first quarter of 2013. Like its predecessors, the revised framework will have substantial implications for billions of dollars in international financings. It will also reinforce the importance of environmental and social reviews in addressing legal and reputational risks facing Equator Principles Financial Institutions (EPFI). It makes it timely to reconsider the critical role legal counsel have in EP implementation.  This article examines the "sustainbility case" approach to Equator Principles implementation and the role of legal and regulatory oversight of that process. See article link HERE

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