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A basis for research and practical guidance focusing on federal securities laws, compliance & corporate governance.

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An educational service that provides practical guidance on legal issues involving public and private mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity – and much more.

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CompensationStandards.com

The “one stop” resource for information about responsible executive compensation practices & disclosure.

Section16.net

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Widely recognized as the premier online research platform providing practical guidance on issues involving Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and all of its related rules.

PracticalESG

PracticalESG.com

Keeping you in-the-know on environmental, social and governance developments

From Tim Mohin’s newsletter – an overview of the just-released European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) first set of Draft European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). As Tim explained in their newsletter from last Friday, “these 13 new standards are intended to shape the new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), and will influence all European and non-European companies that do business in the EU.”

Tim also pointed out that there are now

“… three massive ESG disclosure proposals open simultaneously. The combined page count from the SEC, the ISSB, and EFRAG amounts to a whopping 1,041* pages!

U.S. SEC Proposed Rule on Climate-Related Disclosure

  • Comment Period Deadline: May 20, 2022
  • Page Count: 534*
  • Proposed Rule

ISSB Exposure Drafts

EFRAG Draft European Sustainability Reporting Standards 

Happy commenting!”

* Actually, the original 500+ page final SEC proposal was revised for Federal Register publication. The final final SEC proposal is a mere 491 pages and the total of the three documents is 998 pages. Members can view an annotated version of the final showing the changes from the original version here.

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Lawrence Heim has been practicing in the field of ESG management for more than 35 years. He began his career as a legal assistant in the Environmental Practice of Vinson & Elkins working for a partner who is nationally recognized and an adjunct professor of environmental law at the University of Texas Law School. He moved into technical environmental consulting at the height of regulatory development, working across a range of disciplines. He was one of the firm’s leading environmental compliance and management… View Profile