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When Deals Spring a Leak – Volume 2

Our latest research on North American M&A takes a second in-depth look at leaks.

Don’t Leave Your Corporate Reputation in the Hands of Congress

Pandemic-related liability protections currently under consideration in Congress as part of the next potential coronavirus relief bill could reduce certain types of litigation risk, but legislation alone cannot address the effects of damaging legal allegations at a time of heightened public scrutiny.

Beyond the VP Pick – 5 Things Companies Need to Prepare for Heading into the 2020 Elections

We have identified five “below the radar” variables for companies to consider that will influence politics, policymaking and advocacy in 2021.

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.