Experts following the new statutes agree on two key points. First, California corporations have succeeded in finding women directors from diverse backgrounds in response to the 2018 statute, despite opponents’ assertions that boards would have difficulty identifying good nominees. As a result, they contend that boards won’t have trouble identifying other diverse candidates either.
And second, both statutes will face a range of lawsuits, one or more of which will end up before the Supreme Court.
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