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SEC Proposes New Climate Disclosure Requirements

USA - March 22 2022 The SEC has proposed significant new disclosure requirements (available here) to enhance and standardize disclosures regarding climate-related risks…

Larcy Cooper, Christopher J. Cummings, Andrew J. Foley, David S. Huntington, Brian M. Janson, John C. Kennedy, David K. Lakhdhir, Frances F. Mi, Raphael M. Russo, Tracey A. Zaccone

Congress Passes Bill Invalidating Mandatory Arbitration and Joint-Action Waivers for Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Claims

USA - March 10 2022 On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 (the “Act”)…

David W. Brown, Lissette A. Duran, Andrew L. Gaines, Jeh Charles Johnson, Brad S. Karp, Maria Helen Keane, Loretta E. Lynch, Jean M. McLoughlin, Leah J. Park, Madhuri Pavamani, Rachel Rosenberg, Liza M. Velazquez, Lawrence I. Witdorchic

Sustainability & ESG: 2021 Year in Review — Key Takeaways

United Kingdom, USA - January 26 2022 This client alert, part of a series focused on environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) disclosure and regulatory developments, should be read…

Lindsey L. Wiersma, Ariel J. Deckelbaum, Lissette A. Duran, Brad S. Karp, Laura C. Turano

ISS Issues Final Policy Updates for 2022 Proxy Season

USA - December 9 2021 ISS has issued final voting policy updates for the 2022 proxy season. In line with continuing shareholder focus on environmental, social and…

Cindy Akard, John C. Kennedy, Jean M. McLoughlin, Frances F. Mi, Rachel Rosenberg, Raphael M. Russo, Laura C. Turano

SEC Issues New Guidance on Rule 14a-8 Shareholder Proposals

USA - November 9 2021 On November 3, 2021, the SEC Division of Corporation Finance issued Staff Legal Bulletin 14L (“SLB 14L”), regarding shareholder proposals under Rule…

Larcy Cooper, Christopher J. Cummings, David S. Huntington, Brian M. Janson, John C. Kennedy, David A.P. Marshall, Frances F. Mi, Kristyn Noeth, Raphael M. Russo, Tracey A. Zaccone