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4 Takeaways From DOL's Socially Conscious Investing Rule

Mintz Member Jacob Hupart spoke to Law360 about the U.S. Department of Labor's new regulations which intend to alleviate retirement plans' fears about considering environmental, social and governance factors when investing. Jacob commented, "In addition to being part of a broader set of policy initiatives related to climate change under Biden, I see the administration's rule as pushback against some of the state-level skepticism or promulgation of anti-ESG policies, and effectively making the dividing line perhaps a little bit more clear between these competing policy agendas."