The SEC estimates that climate disclosures will cost small cap companies approximately $420,000 per year on average and $530,000 for larger public companies. The winners will be law firms, accounting firms and the SEC at the expense of companies. It is logical that this type of punitive legislation and time-consuming disclosure will push out IPO … Continue reading The Next Government Regulation to Hit Earnings
Climate Reporting: The SEC’s Latest Make Work
We would prefer that the SEC focus on cracking down on fraud in its various permutations as opposed to forcing companies to report on carbon emissions and the like. This forced climate reporting initiative by the Biden Administration not only adds zero value to the investment decision-making process for serious institutional investors, it acts as … Continue reading Climate Reporting: The SEC’s Latest Make Work
Technology Is Running Circles Around Financial Regulators
The SEC Needs To Step Up Its Enforcement Game. Political Pressure Is Focused Elsewhere. Private, decentralized messaging platforms where user IDs are not tied to real world identities make it possible for public company executives to discretely disclose non-public information with select investors. Discord is one such example. It will be interesting to observe the … Continue reading Technology Is Running Circles Around Financial Regulators
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