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Takeaways from "Not Just Miss Numbers: How Boards and Companies Deal with C-Suite Conduct Issues"

March 14, 2019

Gregory V. Varallo discusses takeaways from "Not Just Miss Numbers: How Boards and Companies Deal with C-Suite Conduct Issues" at the 31st Annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute. This panel discussed the many governance, public disclosure and potential regulatory and other liability issues relating to the performance and conduct of CEOs and other C-suite executives. Situations discussed included violations of company policies concerning personal relationships and sexual harassment, securities trading, conflicts of interest and other financial issues; regulatory violations on the part of executives, especially the CFO; illness of significant executives and other succession issues. The importance of getting stockholder and other public disclosures right was addressed, as well as issues associated with indemnification of such executives.