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“Defending Director Discretion” excerpted from The Directors’ Handbook 2016 edition

The Directors’ Handbook is one of the leading guides to corporate governance for directors, officers, attorneys, and corporate secretaries of publicly-traded companies.

thumbnail_directors-handbookIn the 2016 Foreword, author Thomas J. Dougherty examines three developments that increasingly impact director discretion:

  • The threatened demise of derivative court case protections
  • Increasing judicial skepticism toward settlements of challenges to corporate disclosure
  • SEC whistleblower protocols

Download the excerpt here.