Climate Disclosure Developments: The SEC, California, and EU Extraterritoriality

Event Description

Join the Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness (CCMC) on Thursday, October 26, at 9am, for a fireside conversation with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler to review recent developments in the climate disclosure space.

As companies prepare for compliance, this timely event will cover the SEC’s climate disclosure proposal, California’s recently-passed climate disclosure law, and the pending extraterritorial application of the European Union’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD).

*Please note that there is an option to attend this event in person or virtually. 


Thursday, October 26, 2023
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

1615 H St NW

Washington, DC 20062


9:00am Networking & Breakfast 
9:25am Welcome Remarks

  •  David Hirschmann, President and CEO, CCMC

9:30am – 10:00am Fireside Chat

  • Gary Gensler, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission

In Conversation with Tom Quaadman, Executive Vice President, CCMC 

10:00am – 10:25am Panel Discussion: Stakeholders Assess the Research

  • Sarah Fortt, Partner, Latham & Watkins
  • Beth Ising, Partner, Gibson Dunn
  • Julia Malkina, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell

Moderated by Evan Williams, Executive Director, CCMC

10:25am – 10:29am Audience Q&A

10:30am Closing Remarks

  • Evan Williams, Executive Director, CCMC