Legal & Regulatory

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.

What Boards Need To Know About D&O Diversity Claims

The pressure on boards to diversify will only rise. Following are the two most common legal risks to directors, and how to take proactive steps to mitigate.

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Director Optimism Hits New Low In September

Corporate Board Member’s September reading of director sentiment shows optimism waning, as companies continue to grapple with unresolved challenges and lingering uncertainties.