As the business environment continues to evolve in complexity, so does the oversight role of boards. At the same time, investor, regulator, and other stakeholder expectations of board involvement in certain aspects of the business, including aspects traditionally within management’s sole purview, are changing in ways that may blur the lines of responsibility between the

Jennifer Zepralka joined our Washington D.C. office as a partner, and comes to us from the SEC, where she led the Office of Small Business Policy, working on major rulemakings.  Her insights will prove valuable to clients navigating an increasingly complex regulatory environment.  Jennifer brings a wealth of experience advising companies on compliance, corporate and

Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance 

2024 Weinberg Center Distinguished Speaker Larry A. Cunningham

Webinar | April 11, 2024

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. EST

Register here.

Corporate leaders face complex challenges in responding to public debates on contentious topics. They must balance competing pressures to speak or remain silent, while navigating the polarization of today’s

Climate disclosure regulations are among the most significant and complex challenges faced by companies and boards, with a variety of requirements emanating from numerous governmental authorities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in recent years. Mayer Brown lawyers from around the world produced a White Paper on Global Climate Change Disclosure Initiatives and Board Corporate Governance Considerations

All across the world, climate disclosure regulations are among the most significant and complex challenges faced by companies and boards, with a variety of requirements emanating this past year from numerous governmental authorities and non-governmental organizations.

At Mayer Brown, I had the honor of leading a group of 21 partners from across 14 of the

Adding new board members is a critical decision for any company, as it can affect its strategy, performance, culture and reputation. However, finding and selecting the right candidates can be complex and time-consuming, involving multiple sources, criteria, interviews, checks and disclosures. Here are some good practices to help boards navigate this process.

Maintain an evergreen

Lawrence A. Cunningham & Bill Hayes

The SEC’s climate disclosure rule will have obvious and enormous impacts on company disclosure teams, including lawyers, accountants, and compliance personnel. What about boards of directors?  The Editor of Directors & Boards magazine, Bill Hayes, recently opened that topic with Mayer Brown’s Lawrence Cunningham, who has been closely involved