Perspectives

Q2 Financial Reporting During COVID-19: Still Far from Routine

We spoke with leading finance executives, investor relations officers and investors across industries ranging from consumer packaged goods to enterprise technology providers to try to get ahead of the complexities this reporting season will bring and to offer a few observations and recommendations.

Insider Trading and 10b5-1 Plans

Given the current environment, many believe that insider trading within predefined trading programs will grow. Senior Counselor Eileen Cohen recently shared her thoughts on this and 10b5-1 plans with The Conference Board.

Moratoriums and M&A: The New Normal for Politics and Deals

It is time for dealmakers to take a broader view in addressing and mitigating the impact of political scrutiny on M&A. Here are some key considerations for how to manage political risk.

COVID in the Courtroom: Litigation Communications during the Pandemic

In this fraught environment, strategic communications are more critical than ever to reducing an organization’s risk of liability and reputational damage.

Big Business as Political Props: Operate Cautiously in this Pandemic-Shaped Election Year

Businesses are operating in an unprecedented time, with a public health crisis triggering an economic shock that has led to enormous federal support for the private sector. Companies trying to navigate this new reality face an additional complexity: a presidential and congressional election year.