April 29, 2024

SEC Final Climate Rule: Updates, Overview & Energy Sector Impact

Virtual, Instructor-Led

Event Summary

Discuss the SEC’s landmark regulation and what it means for corporate reporting and sustainable finance.

Course Objective

Please join Steve Estes and John-Michael Kretz for an overview of the recently finalized SEC climate rules. Attendees will hear details about the rules filing requirements, implementation & assurance key dates, legal challenges already facing the rules, and possible next steps for large, accelerated filers.

Attendees will receive 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) upon completion.



Meet Your Instructors

John-Michael Kretz

Managing Director, KPMG

John-Michael is the leader of the Accounting Advisory Services Sustainability practice for Industrial Manufacturing, Energy, Natural Resources, Chemicals and Power & Utilities.

He has over 21 years of finance and accounting experience, providing financial reporting assistance, technical accounting guidance, and other services. He has also served as a national instructor on various topics, including revenue recognition, business combinations, and leasing. He completed a rotation within KPMG’s Department of Professional Practice, where he assisted in developing firm guidance under the FASB’s Accounting Standards Codification. John-Michael also worked within KPMG’s Audit practice for over nine years and as a vice president in Goldman Sachs’ Finance Division for two years.


Steve Estes

Partner, KPMG

Steve Estes is a partner with KPMG’s Advisory practice and has over 30 years of experience providing advisory services to energy clients. Steve currently serves as KPMG’s leader for the Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk practice’s Texas Business Unit and as its U.S. ESG Governance Lead.


From 04-29-2024 3:00 pm CST until 04-29-2024 4:30 pm CST



Registration Information
Member $295
Non-Member $495

3% fee applied if paying by a credit card

Who can attend?

SGA Cancellation Policy "C"

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