Legal & Regulatory

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.

Your Company’s History Can Make It More Valuable—Or More Vulnerable

Knowing the past, and how it will play today, is the best way to get ahead of reputational damage. Here's how boards can evaluate "historical risk."

California Bill May Force Boards To Debate Diversity

The new legislation is certain to face strong opposition in the courts—but too much vocal opposition by individual directors could do reputational harm.

CEO Misconduct? The Case For An Independent Investigator

In the wake of McDonald’s Easterbrook fiasco, a former two-star military lawyer explains how a board should—and should not—pursue the facts.

Preparing For The Wave Of Covid-19 Lawsuits

Since it’s hard to imagine a company that won’t have a worker who contracts the coronavirus before this is over, boards should begin mapping out strategies now.

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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.