Legal & Regulatory

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.

Nine Questions To Ask Your Attorney Now

Pandemic-induced financial repercussions, environmental disasters, #MeToo scandals and cyber events are all factors in today’s more complicated and risky D&O liability landscape. Here’s how to gauge your risk of exposure.

Getting Diversity Wrong

Good intentions can go south fast in a whole host of ways. A field guide to perils and pitfalls—and how to overcome them.

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Directors’ Outlook For Economy Dims To Pre-Vaccine Levels On Inflation Fears

Our gauge of U.S. public company board member confidence is now just 3 percent above where it was last fall, before Covid-19 vaccines were released.