Investor Attempts To Hold Cos. Accountable Are Working

By Rebecca Boon (May 17, 2021, 6:50 PM EDT) -- On May 13, new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler announced that in direct response to investor demand, diversity disclosures would be a "top priorit[y]" and "early focus" of his tenure. Gensler said that investors increasingly want to understand information about "one of the most critical components of companies, their workforce."[1]

Indeed, over the past few months, investors have been demanding increased accountability from corporations on diversity and other social issues. The issues are not new, but the investor focus on these issues is. We have already seen institutional investors create meaningful social change in the #MeToo context when they...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!