Potential effect of this week’s shareholder engagement Executive Order

Crapo wants scrutiny of how ESG is affecting proxy voting

Fund managers embracing engagement

Stradley’s Fiduciary Governance Group Celebrates First Anniversary

Clayton seeks to augment Reg BI’s cost/benefit analysis to forestall legal challenges

George Michael Gerstein interviewed on fiduciary duty evolution

I was interviewed by 401(k) Specialist Magazine on the latest re. DOL Fiduciary Rule, Reg BI and state attempts at imposing uniform fiduciary standards of care.

Retirement legislation advances

George Michael Gerstein’s “Investing According to Environmental, Social, and Governance Mandates” published today by Bloomberg Law

The piece examines the interplay of ERISA’s fiduciary duties and ESG, and is published in the Compensation Planning Journal.

Key retirement legislation introduced in House and Senate

President Trump officially nominates Allison Lee as next SEC commissioner

Per White House: Allison Herren Lee is a veteran securities law practitioner of more than two decades.  She served at the Securities and Exchange Commission from 2005 to 2018 in various roles including Senior Counsel in the Complex Financial Instruments Unit, and as Counsel to Commissioner Kara M. Stein.  She has also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney, and prior to government service, was a litigation partner at Sherman & Howard, LLC in Denver, Colorado.  Since leaving the SEC, she has, among other things, lectured and taught courses in financial regulation and corporate law at Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, and LUISS Universita Guido Carli, Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza in Rome, Italy.