Category: The Disclosure Process

Here’s the intro from this note by Tim Mohin based on information reported in this article: “There is new hope that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will issue its long-awaited climate disclosure rule soon. A draft of the…
Before you press that “print” button, take time for a “gut check” review. Someone who has been with the company for a while, and who is in the room when the board meets, should read the proxy from end to…
It might be refreshing to step back once in a while and think about the “Why are we disclosing this?” aspect of disclosure. Of course, sometimes the answer is: “Because the SEC requires it.” But even if that’s the case,…
Another great panel! In this 39-minute video, join Leidos’ Henrique Canarim, Etsy’s Jennifer Card and Intel’s Alex Shukhman as they discuss: 1. When you’re working on brand new disclosure – some new development or a new rule requirement – what…
As a long-time observer of proxies, it’s refreshing to see the explosive growth in the use of infographics. If used properly, graphics can convey a message—particularly a complicated one—in ways that text simply can’t. Something that used to take several…
These in-house speakers are crisp and practical – it is a great panel! In this 22-minute video, join Healthpeak Properties’ Carol Samaan, Lumen Technologies’ Michael Rouvina and Cognizant’s Aya Kiy-Morrocco as they discuss: When you’re working on brand new disclosure…
Following up on my recent blog about “10 Surprising Things About the CSRD,” here is a 9-page thought piece from Labrador about whether your company has to comply with the EU’s Corporate Sustainable Reporting Directive (CSRD)…
One challenge that sometimes happens as part of a company’s drafting process is when the compensation group is working off kilter a little bit from the rest of the drafting team. The problem arises due to a timing difference. The…
When you sit down each year to start working on a proxy statement or Form 10-K, it’s so easy to fall into the trap of simply copying what was done before and making a few updates. You know you should…
When it comes to ESG reports, things are quickly evolving. At blinding speed. From regulatory requirements to stakeholder expectations. From resource allocation internally to process improvements, including tools to assist those that need to prepare the reports. Here is a…
In this 20-minute video, Gibson Dunn’s Cynthia Mabry joins us to cover how the CSRD will impact a US company’s SEC and sustainability reporting – directly or indirectly – particularly these 10 surprising things (including a reality-check on the EU’s…
Francis Byrd – Managing Partner of Alchemy Strategies Partners LLC – has seen it all, having worked at three investors (TIAA; State of Connecticut; New York City Comptroller’s Office – New York City Pension Funds); one rating agency (Moody’s) and…
One of the best panels I’ve ever hosted is in this 38-minute video that I made a few years back – which is all still timely information – featuring McKesson’s Jim Brashear, Newell Brands’ Raj Dave and American Express’ Kristina…
In this 25-minute video, I interview Tim Smith, who is a Senior Policy Advisor for ICCR (the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility) who has worked in the shareholder proposal arena for more than 50 years. So he knows his stuff!…
It doesn’t get bigger than this! In this 24-minute video, the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance Director Erik Gerding talks about: 1. How many people are being hired in Corp Fin? 2. What is the current state of the Staff…

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