Legal & Regulatory

After Covid, Get Ready To Get Sued

A flood of post-pandemic litigation is forming. A field guide to what’s ahead.

More Director Accountability Likely Means Higher Levels Of D&O Insurance

Boards are increasingly being held responsible for climate change related natural disasters, fraud and corruption allegations, and various other ESG-related lawsuits.

A Wrong Poison Pill

Delaware Court invalidates Williams’ Poison Pill and finds that Williams’ board has breached its fiduciary duties.

Disclosures On Climate Strategy And Climate Risk Management Key Issue For Boards In 2021

If BlackRock is willing to hold directors accountable, other institutional investors will follow. Three strategies to prepare for greater accountability.

Dealmaking In A Pandemic

The Covid crisis has created challenges on both sides of the table, particularly with financial diligence and valuation of targets. Some advice.

Board Legend Marty Lipton: ‘Shareholder Primacy Is Just Dead Wrong’

Known as a defender of choice for companies under attack, Martin Lipton has also been arguing against short-termism for more than three decades.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Director Optimism Falls In May On Mounting Inflation Concerns

U.S. public company board members’ optimism dropped at the end of Q2 amid fears that inflation will hamper growth in 2022.