The Potential Pitfalls of Email: Recent Lessons for Corporate Directors

Inside Americas Boardrooms
In today's virtual landscape, digital communications like email make it easier for boards to stay connected - but at what cost? Recent cases in the Delaware Courts have demonstrated the dangers of using email for board communications, threatening both security and attorney-client privilege.

In this episode, Katherine Henderson, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, details recent rulings from the Delaware Court of Chancery around the board's use of email:

  • What are key takeaways from the recent court rulings?
  • How does both personal email and corporate email come into play for board members?
  • What recommendations does Henderson have for boards, general counsel and corporate secretaries?

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