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Uncertainties Abound for Effective ESG Disclosures

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We all know mandatory corporate disclosures are coming for performance on environmental, sustainability and governance metrics. The subject has become the dominant theme in corporate governance today in response to the push by activists, in...

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Four New SEC Examination Priorities to Spice Up 2023!

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If you’re familiar with annual previews from government agencies, you know they’re about as exciting as an instruction manual. They generally follow a boilerplate format that includes familiar discussions of how their plans for the coming y...

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Department of Justice Gets Touchy Over Corporate Enforcement Record

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In his 2020 book “Numbers Don’t Lie: 71 Things You Need to Know About the World,” Canadian data scientist Vaclav Smil writes: “Numbers may not lie, but individual perceptions of them differ.” In other words, while hard data itself may be in...

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‘Deterrence’ is the SEC’s New Buzzword

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler has made enforcement a well-publicized priority of his tenure. A new point of emphasis, deterrence, has apparently spun off from those efforts to show the business world the financial co...

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U.S. Sets New Guidelines for Foreign Investment

If we asked what the acronym CFIUS stands for, how long would it take you to come up with “Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S.?” As the name implies, CFIUS reviews cross-border investment in the United States for red flags related t...

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