American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section's Beyond Legal: A Business Approach to Corporate Governance

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The core theme of BEYOND LEGAL is the nature of the relationship among responsible corporate behavior, corporate profitability and litigation risk. The 2008 program looks at governance issues as they affect companies operating in the United States and abroad. Panelists from academia, as well as experienced business people, lawyers and consultants will address a series of topics including:
- Corporate investigations
- Governance and the international corporation
- Corporate metrics as indicators of litigation risk
- Executive compensation
- Sub-prime lending
- Stock option backdating
- Diversity and governance

Michael Perlis, Partner
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Hot Topics in Corporate Governance: The Impact of Subprime Lending Crisis and Stock Option Backdating