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SEC Continues to Drive ESG — Climate Change Disclosure Takes the Wheel

USA - October 6 2021 In late September, the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance continued signaling the increased importance of ESG initiatives in its mission by…

Caitlin Throne

Open Banking - An Endeavor of Competing Goals

USA - August 26 2021 Since President Joe Biden’s July 9, 2021, Executive Order, “Promoting Competition in the American Economy,” there has been a renewed focus and…

Lindsey Adams, Michael G. Dailey

SEC Continues to Drive ESG -- Approves Nasdaq’s Board Diversity Listing Standards

USA - August 19 2021 In the wake of the pandemic and social justice movement in 2020, the call for diversifying corporate boards has intensified. On Aug. 6, 2021, the…

Tammy R. Bennett

ESG as the Prism For Change - the SEC Targets Proxy Voting

USA - March 22 2021 Over the past month, the SEC has signaled the primacy of ESG in its mission for 2021 and beyond. Seemingly daily, there have been updates regarding…

Madison A. Rittley

More ESG Signals from the SEC

USA - March 17 2021 As we mentioned last week, the signals coming from the SEC on ESG matters are increasing in volume and significance. On March 15, acting SEC Chair…