Monthly Archives: January 2017

Board Need Diversity

Corporate Governance Update:  Prioritizing Board Diversity David A. Katz and Laura A. McIntosh∗           In what has been called a “breakout year” for gender diversity on U.S. public company boards, corporate America showed increasing enthusiasm for diversity-promoting measures during 2016.  … Continue reading

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Mergers And Acquisitions

http://www.wlrk.com/webdocs/wlrknew/WLRKMemos/WLRK/WLRK.25472.17.pdf By Wachtell Lipton January 6, 2017 M&A activity in 2016 had a slow start and a strong finish, reaching $3.7 trillion globally, behind 2015, but the third-busiest year on record. Deals involving U.S. targets were strong at just under … Continue reading

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