Legal aspects to making an impact

It’s fair to say that, until recently, Australian superannuation fund trustees have tended to be cautious when presented with the opportunity to break away from the more traditional investments such as equities and fixed interests
Hedge Funds

What are a trustees legal obligations on climate change?

Maged Girgis, partner at Minter Ellison, points out the growing likelihood of legal challenge for trustee directors that ignore analysis and evidence of global warming in their investment decisions, but he says any decision to include or exclude carbon-intensive assets must be one that involves, analysis, deliberation and information gathering. Recently there has been an […]