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As a strategist for the firm’s Corporate & Securities practice, Broc Romanek has a deep understanding of the regulatory and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) marketplace. Prior to joining Perkins Coie, Broc served as editor at,, and, where he oversaw and managed coverage on issues related to ESG, corporate governance, executive pay, deals, and market trends and analysis.

In addition to his nearly two decades of working as a journalist and publisher, Broc served as assistant general counsel at a Fortune 50 company, worked in the Office of Chief Counsel of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance, was a counselor to former SEC Commissioner Laura Unger, and worked in private practice. He also is the author, or co-author, of four legal treatises, and has authored several books focused on the legal industry.

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We recently blogged about California’s new broad climate disclosure laws – but now we have a lengthier Client Update on the topic, penned by Kevin Feldis, Marcy Hupp and Nancy Cruz. Here’s an excerpt:

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Here’s a Client Update about a recent conference in which senior SEC Enforcement Staffers discussed the increase in whistleblower tips and the invaluable assistance that whistleblowers provide to the SEC’s investigations, as well as how the Staff is particularly focused on gatekeepers, crypto, cybersecurity, financial disclosures, and insider trading. Check it out for more details!