SEC Commissioners Robert J. Jackson Jr. and Allison Herren Lee expressed concern over proposed amendments to reporting regulations that (i) shift the agency's approach towards principles-based disclosure and (ii) fail to address climate risk.
In a New York Times opinion piece, SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. and former U.S. attorney for Manhattan Preet Bharara stated that the SEC should use its authority to clarify insider trading law.
SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr. highlighted the increasing prevalence of cybercrime, its detrimental effect on public companies, and the need for corporate counselors and the SEC to collaborate more closely.
SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. expressed opposition to the SEC potentially approving initial public offerings of companies that have adopted provisions requiring mandatory arbitration of shareholder disputes.
In his first public remarks as SEC Commissioner, Robert Jackson argued that perpetual dual-class structures are both antithetical to the spirit of accountability and inadvisable from a market perspective.