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Posts from March 2022.
SEC Climate Proposal Threatens to Inflict Companies with Burdensome New Disclosures

On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a rule proposal that, if adopted, would impose new climate-related disclosure requirements on publicly traded companies. The rule would require these “registrants” to disclose information on climate risks and ...

State Announces Deadline Extensions and Other Changes Pertaining to the Dirty Dirt Law

On March 16, 2022, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP” or the “Department”) announced changes relevant to the so-called “Dirty Dirt Law.” These changes include certain deadline extensions as well as clarifications on handling of soil and fill ...

President Biden Signs the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the “Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021” (the “Act”) (otherwise known as the “#MeToo Bill”).  The Act amends the Federal Arbitration Act, and nullifies mandatory arbitration ...

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