Corporate Governance

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Securities Lawsuit Targeting Stanley Black & Decker Cites “Macro Factors”

A securities lawsuit targeting Stanley Black & Decker, a U.S.-based tool manufacturer said to be worth more than $11 billion, […]

Strategic Approaches to Law Firm Budgeting: Navigating Client Development Challenges

SEC Final Pay vs. Performance Disclosure Rules: Planning for the 2023 Proxy Season and Investor Reactions

A new financial reporting challenge is looming for publicly traded companies: compliance with the most significant change in executive compensation […]

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Time To End The Taboo On “Worst-Case” Climate Scenarios

A post in the online publication Inside Climate News suggests it’s time for scientists and others, including politicians and risk […]

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AI Cure For ESG Woes Can Be Worse Than The Disease

Artificial intelligence is widely regarded in the financial industry as the only realistic solution to the massive compliance burden of […]

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What’s Driving Today’s Hefty D&O Claims?

Historically, securities class actions have been a major driver of directors and officers insurance claims, and the number of such […]

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Global Insurer: Looming Civil Unrest Is Bigger Threat Than Terrorism

Businesses worldwide should prepare for a rise in civil unrest, according to a post from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty […]

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Is An SEC “Greenwashing” Charge Covered By D&O Insurance?

So-called ESG initiatives are good PR for the company and good for the world, most would agree. They can  also […]

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Shareholder Activists Empowered Under Recent SEC Policy Change

A legal bulletin published last month by the SEC will make it easier to file shareholder resolutions and return more […]

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The Prospect For D&O Climate Liability Claims

A recent study looks at how, in today’s legal environment, a board’s failure to adequately address climate change-related issues could […]

Board Diversity Lawsuits Are Not Faring Well

The recent dismissal of two shareholder lawsuits alleging failure to promote board diversity continues an increasingly unmistakable trend, writes D&O […]

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