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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SEC Headquarters

SEC unveils Spring regulatory agenda June 18, 2021 The regulator’s short-term plans reflect its legislative ambitions since entering office The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed its Spring 2021 regulatory agenda, outlining short- and long-term regulatory actions that administrative agencies plan to take. The outline, released on June 11, covers the commission’s expected work […]

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun the process of reversing rule changes brought in under the Trump administration.

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Sen Toomey demands answers as SEC says goodbye to Trump-era ESG regulation plans

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SEC commissioner Allison Lee

SEC listens to investor ESG demands US regulator commits to an “all agency” approach on ESG and climate The environmental, social and governance (ESG) debate is quickly gaining momentum at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under President Biden’s administration. In response to demand from investors, the US regulator has launched a dedicated page on […]

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Trump’s anti-ESG influence is quickly starting to unwind

Trump’s anti-ESG influence is quickly starting to unwind ESG debate moves swiftly forward in the SEC under Biden’s administration A wave of ESG-related changes in the US administration under Joe Biden’s leadership is unfolding this month, marking the beginning of an unwinding of policies set out by his predecessor Donald Trump.  While the Trump presidency […]

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