In times of uncertainty, boards are navigating new challenges and unprecedented levels of risk. While there are no pre-existing guidelines, the best legal advice boards can follow is to return to the basics—and focus on their fiduciary responsibilities.

In this episode, Amy Simmerman, Partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, outlines top considerations for boards navigating COVID-19 challenges:

  • What types of legal actions and issues should boards focus on during these unpredictable times?
  • Should boards create a dedicated committee for COVID-19 response?
  • In the event of litigation, how will courts review a board’s actions taken during the pandemic?

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