For almost all US public companies, COVID-19 has created unique and very profound challenges. For the board of directors, which is charged with overseeing the short-term and long-term health of the corporation and its business prospects, navigating the COVID-19 crisis requires careful consideration of a range of issues under these unprecedented circumstances. This Legal Update outlines several corporate governance issues for directors to consider as their companies respond to the challenges and risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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