The presentation featured Victoria Tidwell, Vice President, Legal Affairs for Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, Rich Morvillo, partner at Mayer Brown and a former Branch Chief with the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement, and Lee Rubin, partner at Mayer Brown and a former Assistant United States Attorney with the US Attorney's Office in Washington, DC, discussing various director and officer liability issues, including:

  • Various settings in which officers and directors might face exposure to liability if certain duties are breached
  • Navigating the treacherous waters of regulatory compliance, including the threat of an officer/director bar order
  • Obligations of majority shareholders to minority shareholders, including duty of candor and disclosure
  • In-house counsel perspective on insurance coverage and internal counseling

This webinar is the eighth in our series, In Focus: A Corporate Litigation Web Series, which is hosted by Mayer Brown LLP and Incisive Media (formerly American Lawyer Media). This complimentary web series will examine litigation issues facing in-house counsel and business executives.

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