SEC urged to unleash sweeping changes to proxy system

Deadline for comments on The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors, now 17 June 2022.

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Vale

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Brazilian mining company Vale S.A. with making “false and misleading” claims about the safety of its dams prior to the collapse of the Brumadinho dam which killed 270 people. 

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SEC lambasted over shareholder rights change as companies fail to meet ESG targets

New rules requiring US-listed companies to disclose various climate-related risks have been proposed by the country’s financial regulator.

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SEC forms climate and ESG taskforce

The US financial regulator is considering new rules for investment funds marketing themselves as environmental, social and governance (ESG) themed.

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SEC Headquarters

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is calling for public feedback on a proposed rule requiring companies to disclose links between corporate performance and executive compensation.

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Votes, voting

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved several amendments to proxy voting rules to address concerns about the impairment of advice quality.

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A group of US manufacturers are taking legal action in an effort to force the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to enact a Trump-era rule designed to restrict the influence of proxy advisors. The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has teamed up with Natural Gas Services to launch the claim, a company that has previously attempted to ‘correct’ information put out by proxy advisors.

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lawsuit

The Council of Institutional Investors (CII) has challenged the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) planned changes to shareholder proposal rules.

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Nasdaq proposes diversity disclosure for listed companies

US regulator the SEC has given the green light to Nasdaq to introduce rules aimed at improving the diversity disclosures of listed companies.

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API, oil, petroleum

New API guidelines come amid stiffening disclosure rules July 2, 2021 The American Petroleum Institute (API) has launched a new template for natural gas and oil companies to better track and report greenhouse gas (GHG) indicators. The trade association, which is the biggest in the US oil and natural gas sector, said the framework aims […]

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