SEC Proposes New ESG Rules for Funds, Clearly Signaling Its Intent to Scrutinize ESG Claims

May 26, 2022

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) yesterday proposed amendments to rules and forms relating to ESG disclosures for investment advisors and investment companies. Specifically, the proposed changes seek to expand U.S. funds’ disclosure requirements to clients and shareholders and to prevent misleading and deceptive claims relating to ESG qualifications.

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