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Reducing Your Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Webinar “Are You Ready to Measure and Report Your Building GHG Emissions?” live on Tuesday, August 16 from 9 to 10 am EST presented by Stuart Kaplow and Nancy Hudes on behalf of ESG Legal Solutions, LLC. The webinar is complimentary but you must register here. As governments enact mandatory greenhouse gas emission laws and as … Continue Reading

Supreme Court Rules Against EPA Reining in Power of Agencies

Save the date, Tuesday, August 16 from 9 to 10 am EST, for our complimentary live webinar, “Are You Ready to Measure and Report your Building GHG Emissions?” Information skaplow@stuartkaplow.com In a decision that will rein in agency power across the federal government, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that Congress did not clearly authorize … Continue Reading

SEC Proposes Two Rules as Cairns to Prevent Misleading ESG Claims

The Securities and Exchange Commission published in the Federal Register last Friday, June 17, 2022, proposed rules for new naming requirements and disclosures for investment funds making ESG claims. It would be a mistake for the broader business community to ignore these two rules interpreting them narrowly as only regulating asset managers at investment industry … Continue Reading

Glossary of Greenhouse Gas Terms

With proposed federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions by the Securities and Exchange Commission requiring GHG disclosure and new state statutes, including a new Maryland law that requires not only disclosure, but also a mandated reduction in GHG emissions, a greater appreciation of the subject of GHG appears in order. This short glossary is an … Continue Reading

SEC Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rules on ESG Related Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission has extended the public comment period on the proposed rulemaking to enhance and standardize climate related disclosures until June 17, 2022. As a regulation that has been described as a single act that “will change the way business and the economy function,” the ramifications of a short “notice and comment” … Continue Reading

You Should Comment on the SEC’s Transformative Proposed ESG Rule

Note, after this was posted, the SEC extended the public comment period on the proposed rulemaking to enhance and standardize climate related disclosures from the originally scheduled close date of May 20, 2022 until June 17, 2022. We posted some weeks ago when the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a long awaited proposed new … Continue Reading

Supreme Court to Hear Climate Change Regulation Case

If there was any question that the judiciary was a coequal and political branch of government, last Friday after President Biden was wheels up to attend the COP26 Glasgow climate conference, the Supreme Court agreed to review the Environmental Protections Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. This litigation over the EPA’s scope of authority … Continue Reading
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