Mark R.S. Foster and Ryan M. Keats

Mark Foster is a partner and Ryan Keats is an associate in law firm Morrison & Foerster’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement and White-Collar Defense Group. Based in the firm’s San Francisco office, they are securities litigators and defend officers and directors against shareholder lawsuits.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2019

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.