Directors, C-Suite executives, in-house counsel, and corporations are increasingly facing more frequent litigation and government investigations, including bet-the-company lawsuits and criminal actions. The opposition ranges from government agencies to shareholders, customers, and other businesses.
In addition, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has recently issued major new policies via the so-called “Yates Memo” that intensify individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing. Of particular note, two mandates in the Yates Memo provide:
Our panel of Distinguished Speakers will share with you their insights as to the Yates Memo and how corporate leaders can minimize liability risks for themselves and their companies in light of the expanding attention on corporate and individual misconduct. Parallel events will be held in U.S. and other cities worldwide.
The Directors Roundtable Institute is a not-for-profit organization that organizes worldwide programming for Directors and their advisors. Directors Roundtable is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This activity has been approved for 2.0 hours of general MCLE credit.