Legal & Regulatory

Facebook, Alphabet Boards Asked To Add Human Rights Expertise

The new resolutions represent a broader set of concerns about how companies are handling human rights and civil rights issues.

Boards Face Worker Safety Issues As Nation Reopens

As pressure mounts for companies to end business shutdowns and begin operating as close to normal as possible, directors need to be aware of their risk.

Covid-19 Reminder: Protect Yourself Against Personal Liability

As the unprecedented outbreak of Covid-19 continues to take its toll, the virus may also pose a special strain of threat capable of breaching directors’ duty of loyalty.

Board Confidence in Compliance Programs Is Dwindling

Increasing complexity of the rules and regulations, emerging risk and a lack of formal metrics for measuring the effectiveness of compliance programs are all contributing to rising director anxiety.

8 Steps For Audit Committees To Navigate The Pandemic

Directors on audit are facing unprecedented challenges, thanks to COVID-19. Here's what they can do to keep the ship righted.

Anti-Corruption In The Coronavirus Era

Challenging times can sometimes lead good people to put ethical behavior aside. Here's what boards and executives can do now to lower liability.

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