In this episode, CSS’s ESG experts Marye Cherry and Ronan Brennan talk about the latest developments with the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation. The ESAs have published the much-anticipated final report and draft RTS on disclosures under the EU SFDR while there’s still the impending 10 March deadline for high-level, principles-based compliance with the Level 1 SFDR.

A CSS RegTech podcast series on moving from a tactical to strategic approach to regulatory compliance. The global regulatory space is complex and fragmented. Financial firms can address this problem through tactical responses to regulatory deadlines or think more strategically on how to optimize their compliance data, operations and technology. The CSS weekly podcast features regulatory experts, former Chief Compliance Officers, cybersecurity specialists, industry partners and RegTech collaborators to help prepare investment management firms for changes on the regulatory horizon. For more information on CSS, visit:


About Our Guest Speakers:

Marye Cherry is the EU Regulatory Counsel and Regulatory Guidance Specialist at CSS. With more than 10 years of legal and compliance experience, Marye specializes in transparency and regulatory reporting issues in the financial services industry, including sensitive industries and ESG. At CSS, Marye focuses on European financial regulations that affect fund managers’ operations worldwide and helps translate those requirements into automated reporting solutions.



Ronan Brennan is the Chief Product Officer at Compliance Solutions Strategies (CSS). In his role, he has direct responsibility for the strategic evolution of the global suite of CSS products and regulatory content. Managing product in CSS involves ensuring the product suite is ready to support both the current and future compliance management and regulatory reporting needs of investment management and advisory firms globally. Ronan participates as a speaker in many industry events each year, in addition to publishing a company blog and development of thought leadership materials. Ronan has 26 years of experience in the technology sector, 21 of which have been spent in the investment data management and regulatory reporting space.