Description: Action to compel the SEC to disclose records of communications with investor-activist group Ceres and the New York Attorney General.
Energy & Environment Legal Institute v. United States Securities & Exchange Commission
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 02/12/2015 Complaint Download Complaint filed. The Energy & Environment Legal Institute and the Free Market Environmental Law Clinic filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit (FOIA) against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The lawsuit, filed in the federal district court for the District of Columbia, seeks to compel production of documents relating to the SEC’s interactions with the investor-activist group Ceres and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The FOIA request asked for text messages and emails containing specified climate change-related terms.