The SEC announced an open meeting for March 6, 2024 to vote and consider adoption of final climate-related disclosure requirements for public companies. This comes after nearly two years since the SEC first proposed its controversial rules. Based on public statements from SEC representatives, it appears that the SEC will consider rules that do not

March 6, 2024 Webinar
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EST
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Following a remarkable U-turn, discussions continue to take place on the adoption of the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (“CS3D”), which would introduce mandatory human rights and environment due diligence requirements for both EU and non-EU companies. But what would CS3D

Climate disclosure regulations are among the most significant and complex challenges faced by companies and boards, with a variety of requirements emanating this year from numerous governmental authorities and non-governmental organizations. This Mayer Brown white paper offers a thumbnail sketch of key features and differences of a dozen authorities, followed by considerations for boards concerning

This practice note discusses market trends on how public companies disclose their political contributions, or “political spending,” as part of their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. The note provides sample disclosures from recent periodic reports and analyzes the potential benefits and risks of political spending for public companies. The note also examines the increasing

This practice note discusses market trends in 2023 relating to climate change disclosures by public companies, which are linked to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. It provides sample disclosures on how climate change affects or may affect their operations and gives recommendations for preparing and enhancing such disclosures. The note covers the SEC’s proposed

On 28 November 2023, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority published its “Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (“SDR“) and investment labels” policy statement (PS23/16) (the “Policy Statement”). The Policy Statement introduces a set of new rules aimed at tackling greenwashing, including investment product sustainability labels and restrictions on how terms like “ESG”, “green” and “sustainable”

Webinar December 7, 2023
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It’s time to start preparing for the 2024 proxy and annual report season. Additional time may be required this year because of the substantial scope and pace of relevant changes in law and practice.

During this session, join Mayer Brown partner Jennifer Carlson

In this MB Microtalk video, Mayer Brown’s Peter Pears discusses the European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (the “CSRD”). The directive, which for many companies applies from as early as 1 January 2024, creates detailed sustainability reporting requirements, which may apply for both EU and non-EU companies.

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