On July 26, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or “Commission”) adopted rules to enhance and standardize disclosure requirements related to cybersecurity incident reporting and cybersecurity risk management, strategy, and governance.Continue Reading New SEC Disclosure Rules for Cybersecurity Incidents and Governance and Key Takeaways
The following post was originally included as part of our recently published memorandum “Selected Issues for Boards of Directors in 2023”.
Over the past year, public companies have faced an onslaught of external pressures, including an uncertain economy, an ongoing pandemic with changing rules and best practices and increasing demands from various stakeholders.…
The SEC published in March 2022 a dauntingly complex proposal to require public companies to provide climate-related disclosures. The period for public comment on the proposal is very short, and it seems clear that a majority of the Commission is determined to proceed quickly.
Continue Reading The SEC’s Climate Proposal – Top Points for Comment
As ESG remains a mainstay of board and investor focus, effective shareholder engagement is as important as ever, and as complex as ever, for ensuring that companies have the external support necessary to advance their long-term strategy.
Continue Reading 2022 Shareholder Engagement Trends and Considerations: ESG and Investor Outreach
On December 15, 2021, the SEC issued for public comment two separate proposals that will, if adopted, significantly affect how corporate directors, officers and employees trade securities of their companies and how companies repurchase their own shares.
This memorandum walks through the two proposals in turn and concludes with some general takeaways and possible issues