A conference on ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Investing Under the Federal Securities Laws will be held on October 28, 2022, at The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law (Catholic Law). This event is being co-sponsored by Catholic Law’s Securities Law Program, Catholic’s Busch School of Business, and Dechert LLP. The program will be open to all attendees (subject to registration) at no cost and will also be available on-line. The conference will feature discussions of ESG investing; recent SEC proposals relating to ESG investing; SEC compliance and enforcement issues; and related developments outside the U.S. Persons interested in more information should e-mail Carol McHale, Associate Director of Conferences & Events, Columbus School of Law at mchale@cua.edu.

When and Where:

The Conference will be held on October 28, 2022, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the William J. Byron S.J. Auditorium at the Columbus School of Law. The conference will be followed by a reception in the Keelty Atrium. Attendees will have the option to attend in person or remotely through Zoom and to obtain CLE credit. To register, click here or use the form below.

(Applications for CLE credit in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York are currently pending.)


  • (12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

  • (1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.)

  • (1:20 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.)
    Development of ESG Investing: Selection and Management of Investments

  • (2:25 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.)

  • (2:45 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.)
    SEC Disclosure and Rulemaking Initiatives

  • (3:35 p.m. – 4:25 p.m.)
    SEC Compliance and Enforcement

  • (4:25 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.)
    ESG Developments Outside the United States

  • (4:55 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
    Closing Remarks

  • (5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.)


By registering for this event, you submit your information to the event organisers The Catholic University of America and Dechert LLP (together the “Co-sponsors”). Your information will be used by the co-sponsors to communicate with you to administer the event and further in line with our respective privacy notices accessed by clicking here: Dechert privacy notice and Catholic Univeristy's privacy notice.