The Rise of Shareholder Activism and Litigation Related to Environmental, Social, and Governance Investing
April 14, 2021
Mintz Member and Co-chair of the firm’s Financial Services Practice Pete S. Michaels and Associate Alyssa C. Scruggs co-authored an article published by the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section examining the popularity of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing and an increase in the number of activist shareholder ESG litigations, which, using creative and novel legal theories, are starting to gain traction in the courts.
April 1, 2021
In the Spring 2021 issue of C-Suite Magazine, an Equilar publication, Mintz Member Scott M. Stanton contributed an “Ask the Experts” column that provided commentary on the need to reinvigorate or refresh onboarding programs as companies across industry groups will address increasing pressure from multiple sources to bring new directors onto their boards in the next few years.
March 19, 2021
Mintz Member Jennifer B. Rubin authored a perspective column for the Daily Journal examining recent oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Meland v. Padilla, one of two cases challenging Senate Bill 826, California’s groundbreaking gender parity law for public company boards.
January 4, 2021
Mintz Member Jennifer B. Rubin was quoted in an article published by MarketWatch on expansive efforts to regulate big technology companies in California, specifically regarding the state’s new mandate on corporate board diversity.
October 15, 2020
Mintz Member Jennifer B. Rubin authored an article published by Bloomberg Law that provides guidance for California-based public companies to comply with the state’s mandate on corporate board diversity.