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Anti-ESG Fervor Catching Fire With Republican Lawmakers, Compliance Week

March 02, 2023

Compliance Week quoted partner Lance Dial for an article about the political implications around environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives tied to investments and cited a Morgan Lewis blog post and Insight on the topic.

“It has become an identifying political issue, where politicians can plant a flag to declare where they stand,” Lance said.

“This is really more about politics than about the law.”

The blog post—by Lance, partner Elizabeth Goldberg, and associate Rachel Mann—delves into how state bills supporting or restricting ESG may complicate public retirement plan investing, while the Insight—by Lance and Rachel—tracks ESG investing legislation throughout the United States.

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