Roger Barton Publishes Article in Thomson Reuters, “The greenwashing wave hits securities litigation”

Sep 22, 2022 | Attorney Article

Managing Partner Roger Barton recently published an article titled, “The greenwashing wave hits securities litigation” in Reuters Legal News & Westlaw Today. The article explores the phenomenon of “greenwashing” (i.e., false representation regarding environmental friendliness or sustainability) in the context of the securities market. Along with highlighting the SEC’s recent rule proposals aimed at cracking down on this trend, the article also considers four instances of alleged greenwashing, offering insight into the myriad ways that ESG factors are beginning to manifest in shareholder securities suits and SEC enforcement actions.

You can read the full article here.