Tag Archives: Corporate Risk

Guest Post: Time to Face the Music – Cyber Risk is D&O Risk – And Things Are Getting Worse!

As this blog’s readers know, there have been a number of management liability claims that have been raised against companies that have experienced cybersecurity incidents. In the following guest post by Paul Ferrillo and Chris Veltsos, the authors argue that cyber risk is in fact D&O risk and that the risk is growing. The authors … Continue Reading

Massive GDPR Fines Have Serious Implications for Corporate Risk

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect with great fanfare in May 2018, along with great trepidation about the potential fines regulators might impose for violation of the regulation’s requirements. In the following months, regulators imposed relatively few fines, for relatively modest amounts. However, just in the last several days, the U.K. privacy … Continue Reading

Is a Remote Annual Meeting Venue an Indicator of Corporate Risk?

Those interested in trying to identify possible corporate risk indicators will want to take a look at a March 18, 2014 paper by Temple University finance professor Yuanzhi Li and New York University finance professor David Yermack entitled “Evasive Shareholder Meetings” (here). According to the authors’ research, there is a strong negative correlation between distant … Continue Reading
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