Daily Archives: May 19, 2020, 5:29 pm

SEC Enforcement Division: “Business as Usual” as Securities Enforcement Leaders Gather Virtually for Securities Enforcement Forum West 2020

Like most of the rest of the world, the speakers and attendees at Securities Enforcement Forum West 2020 last week had to adapt this year by trading in their microphones on the stage of a grand ballroom for an array of home offices and Zoom backgrounds. But the panels themselves, several of which have become recurring staples at the annual…

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Board Oversight of Human Capital Risk—Is it Time to Appoint a Chief Covid Officer?

The coronavirus pandemic has brought many board responsibilities into sharp relief but the board’s responsibility to ensure that management appropriately address and respond to human capital risks takes on particular emphasis. While the responsibility to manage risk in general is inarguable, the unique risks to business performance that a worldwide pandemic poses to human capital calls for consideration of an…

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