Amicus Brief in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., v. Arkansas Teacher Retirement System.

This post contains the text of a recent amicus brief filed with the United States Supreme Court in the case of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., v. Arkansas Teacher Retirement System. The case relates to claims about false or misleading statements that are intended to maintain inflated valuations. Amici argued that such claims should be upheld […]

From Laggard to Leader: Updating the Securities Regulatory Framework to Better Meet the Needs of Investors and Society

The following is the executive summary of a just released report from the Global Financial Markets Center titled: “From Laggard to Leader: Updating the Securities Regulatory Framework to Better Meet the Needs of Investors and Society.” The full report can be accessed here. Climate change, systemic racism, and unprecedented income and wealth inequality pose direct […]

Letter to SEC on Corporate Transparency and Accountability and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Courtesy of Andy Green, Tyler Gellasch, Erik Gerding, Lev Bagramian, Urska Velikonja, Rachel Curley, Renee Jones, and Divya Vijay The following letter was submitted by the authors on May 26, 2020, to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton and filed in response to selected rulemakings (listed in the appendix below). SEC proposed […]

SEC’s Corporate Disclosure Rules Are the Latest Front in the War on Climate Change, Corporate Tax Avoidance, and Much More

Courtesy of Tyler Gellasch An unexpected fight is unfolding at one small agency in DC that may have profound impacts on every single American for decades. The battle is being waged on the 10th floor of 100 F Street (also known as the headquarters of the Securities and Exchange Commission) and the Capitol building across […]