In this MB Microtalk video, discussing the SEC’s final climate-change disclosure rules, Mayer Brown’s Matt Bisanz provides an overview of the changes made by the final rules to Regulation S-X, which require a company to include certain climate-related financial statement metrics and related disclosures in a note to its audited financial statements.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has adopted new rules that require public companies to disclose substantial information about the material impacts of climate-related risks on their business, financial condition, and governance (the “Final Rules”).  The SEC says that “climate-related risks, their impacts, and a public company’s response to those risks can significantly affect

On January 16, 2024, the comment period closed for the US banking regulators’ Basel III Endgame proposal. Nearly 200 comment letters were submitted from the financial sector, commercial user, and the general public.

Mayer Brown has been actively engaged on this important rulemaking. We have helped clients draft numerous comment letters, including for the

While the recent US Basel Endgame proposal will affect many elements of the capital rules, it will have a particularly significant effect on market risk, where it may increase the capital requirement by more than 50%. Midsize and larger US banking organizations and others with significant trading activity also will need to develop extensive position

On October 20, 2023, the US federal banking regulators announced that they were extending the period for public comment to January 16, 2024 for both the (i) Basel Endgame proposal to significantly revise the risk-based regulatory capital requirements for certain midsize and larger US banking organizations (the “Capital Proposal”) and (ii) proposal to change the

On October 3, 2023, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) proposed standards for corporate governance and risk management for the institutions it regulates that have $10 billion or more in total assets. The proposed standards would establish extensive and rigid requirements for a wide range of state-chartered banks and reverse decades of reliance on state

On July 27, 2023, the US banking regulators issued a proposal to significantly revise the risk-based capital requirements applicable to large banks and to banks with significant trading activity. The proposal, which is colloquially referred to as “Basel III Endgame” or “Basel IV,” includes important changes to the calculation of credit risk weights for securitization

In late July 2023, US banking agencies released proposals to significantly revise the risk-based regulatory capital requirements for certain midsize and larger US banking organizations, and change how the capital surcharge is calculated for global, systemically important banking organizations. These proposals are critical, as the amount of capital a bank must maintain with respect to

On August 29, 2023, US federal banking regulators issued a proposal for long-term debt (“LTD”) requirements on certain midsize and larger US banking organizations (the “LTD Proposal”). The LTD Proposal is important because it would require many regional and larger banking organizations to issue significant amounts of LTD. In this Legal Update, we provide background