Gardner Davis and Neda Sharifi

Gardner Davis is a partner and corporate lawyer with Foley & Lardner, where he advises boards of directors and special committees in regard to fiduciary duty issues in various contexts. Neda Sharifi, Ph.D., is an associate at the firm, and she focuses her practice on corporate and securities law matters, including mergers and acquisitions and securities law compliance counseling.

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.