People Places Planet Podcast

Ranah Esmaili, a Partner at Sidley Austin LLP, and Kelly Gibson, Director of the SEC’s Philadelphia Regional Office, discuss the SEC’s Climate and ESG Task Force and other recent initiatives.

Show Notes

As investor demand for climate and other environmental, social, and governance (ESG) products soars, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has formed a climate and ESG task force and taken other steps. 

In this episode, Justin Savage, a Partner at Sidley Austin LLP, talks with Kelly Gibson, Director of the SEC’s Philadelphia Regional Office who also leads the Climate and ESG Task Force within the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, and Ranah Esmaili, a partner at Sidley who recently joined the firm from the SEC’s Asset Management Unit within the Division of Enforcement. The panel discusses a wide range of SEC developments, including potential rulemaking, risk alerts, investor bulletins, and the task force. 

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