Perils And Pitfalls Of Public Co. Enviro Disclosure

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT) -- Separated by more than two decades, decisions by the Second Circuit in 1993 and the Ninth Circuit in February 2014 provide important bookends on a broad expanse of environmental disclosure strategies as well as insights into what can go wrong if a corporate communication and disclosure strategy is not planned in a unified way.

The Ninth Circuit case, Reese v. Malone,[1] makes explicit a 10(b)(5) analysis that the Second Circuit had not been required to undertake, and comes at a time of rising investor interest in...
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