We are ready to help our clients navigate the potential legal and regulatory changes that could arise under a Biden Administration, as affected by the final outcome of the U.S. Senate races – including a shifting focus on SEC enforcement.
Some considerations under a Biden Administration include:
- Focus on the implementation and ultimately the aggressive enforcement of Regulation Best Interest, further defining the best interest standard.
- Renewed focus on broken windows matters in which the Division of Enforcement intentionally pursues smaller, non-fraud cases.
- Increased focus on and enforcement around environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures and litigation concerning ESG-related corporate disclosures.
Baker Botts is working with clients to prepare for, and help inform, these initiatives. Learn more on how a Biden Administration will likely affect SEC enforcement, as well as Antitrust & Competition, Energy, Environmental, Safety and Incident Response, FERC, Intellectual Property, Tax, Trade and White Collar & Corporate Investigations: https://www.bakerbotts.com/thought-leadership/publications/2020/november/considerations-for-a-biden-administration
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