Will the SEC adopt final climate disclosure rules by this October?

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Here’s something I blogged yesterday on Perkin Coie’s PublicChatter.com:

A few weeks ago, the SEC released its latest Reg Flex Agenda – and it has listed its climate disclosure rulemaking proposal as one that could potentially get completed by this October! Wow!

The extended comment period just ended for that proposal – although the SEC typically will review comment letters submitted after a deadline. And the Reg Flex Agenda tends to be “aspirational” as I have blogged about many times over the years.

In my blog handicapping when the SEC’s climate proposal may become final – and what it may look like when it does – I put the odds at the SEC adopting final rules during 2022 as 50/50 and I’m sticking with that ratio…