March 12, 2015

Corporate Governance: Hot Button Issues for Board Advisors

Corporate Governance: Hot Button Issues for Board Advisors

March 12, 2015

Expectations about the board's role in regulatory compliance and risk oversight continue to expand, causing these issues to rank high on the list of board concerns. This program will provide guidance from leading practitioners on: (1) sources of expanding expectations related to regulatory matters; (2) recent developments related to board oversight of regulatory and litigation issues; (3) practical application of fiduciary responsibilities concerning regulatory compliance; (4) when to use  - and not use - a special committee of the board; (5) understanding the pros and cons of inside vs. outside counsel; (6) advising boards on monitoring conflicts of interest in the wake of Rural Metro; (6)  practical approaches to risk oversight;  and (7)  related implications for committee and board leadership structures.

Panelists:

  • Gregory A. Markel (Moderator), Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, New York, NY
  • H. Rodgin Cohen, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY
  • Holly J. Gregory, Sidley Austin LLP, New York, NY
  • David A. Katz, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, NY
  • Lynn A. Stout, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY 

Presented by: Corporate Governance Committee

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