Marchand v. Barnhill: Addressing and Monitoring Corporate Risk

July 2019


Stockholder plaintiffs generally face a high burden insurviving a motion to dismiss on so-called Caremarkclaims challenging the board’s compliance with its dutyof oversight. A recent Delaware Supreme Court opinionillustrates the circumstances in which a plaintiff makinga Caremark claim may withstand a motion to dismiss.It also provides guidance on implementing and monitoringsystems and controls to demonstrate compliancewith oversight duties.

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