ESG for funds & asset managers

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Gateley Legal

A Legal 500-recognised investment funds practice, we provide cutting-edge advice and guidance on a range of ESG matters to fund and asset managers across the UK, Europe and the United States. 

What do we do?

In particular, we advise on:

  • ESG strategy and policy – designing ESG policy and sustainability objectives, including implementation plans and toolkits
  • ESG regulatory and marketing disclosures for fund and marketing documentation
  • EU’s Sustainability Finance Disclosure Directive (SFDR) and Taxonomy Regulation 
  • UK’s Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDRs) and their development
  • ESG Investment – integrating ESG considerations into due diligence processes and questionnaires 
  • Product development – helping clients to align ESG objectives with their product strategies, policies and investment restrictions in a compliant manner
  • Tax treatments under ESG legislation
  • Website disclosures
  • Engagement and voting rights policies

Who do we help?

  • International private equity businesses seeking specialised funds regulatory and compliance advice
  • Global real estate asset managers seeking specialised funds regulatory and compliance advice
  • Infrastructure and other real asset fund managers
  • Venture capital fund managers 
  • Traditional retail asset managers
  • Investors in private funds
  • Fund service providers (e.g. third-party AIFMs, depositaries, administrators etc.)
  • Other legal and consulting firms that require discreet specialised advice on fund regulatory matters

Got a question? Get in touch.