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Mar 30, 2022
IFRS Foundation and GRI to co-ordinate on sustainability disclosure
The IFRS Foundation and GRI are taking the latest step toward a more closely aligned set of global ESG reporting frameworks. The organizations last week announced an agreement under which their respective standard-setting boards – the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) – will co-ordinate their work programs and standard-setting activities. The news came just days after the ...
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Mar 25, 2022
The week in GRC: Executives predict costs under SEC climate plan and Biden urges companies to strengthen cyber-defenses
– Reuters reported that Kohl’s Corp said its board was reviewing multiple preliminary offers from buyers. The company has previously rejected buyout offers from Sycamore and Starboard Value-backed Acacia Research. Kohl’s, which is facing pressure from activist investors to sell itself, said the proposals received are non-binding and without committed financing...
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Mar 04, 2022
SEC proposes new disclosure rules for short-sellers
Investors in the US must disclose long positions in stocks, but the same transparency has not been required for short sales. That imbalance could be evened up, at least partially, after the SEC proposed a new rule that would require disclosure of short positions on a monthly basis – although some market participants would like the changes to go further. ...
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