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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has paused the adoption of its new climate disclosure rule after a barrage of legal challenges have questioned whether the agency possesses statutory authority. These challenges have been consolidated in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Maydeen Merino

Maydeen Merino is a regulatory reporter, covering the DOJ, FTC, SEC and EPA. She can be reached at [email protected].