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    2. Boeing Shareholders Are Suing the Company, Claiming it Put Safety At Risk in a Reckless Pursuit of Profits that Ended in the 2 Fatal 737 Max Crashes

      Boeing Shareholders Are Suing the Company, Claiming it Put Safety At Risk in a Reckless Pursuit of Profits that Ended in the 2 Fatal 737 Max Crashes
      Boeing's problems continue to mount after shareholders launched a legal challenge, claiming they were defrauded over the 737 Max's safety deficiencies. The lawsuit alleges securities fraud violations after the company's stock plummeted $34 billion since a fatal crash in Ethiopia last month, the second of two. Boeing "effectively put profitability and growth ahead of airplane safety and honesty," according to the filing at a Chicago federal court ...
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    3. Shareholder Suits Target Non-Employee Director Compensation at Public Companies

      Shareholder Suits Target Non-Employee Director Compensation at Public Companies
      Recent shareholder suits show there is a heightened scrutiny of routine proxy disclosures in order to challenge non-employee director compensation. Plaintiffs attorneys are focusing on non-employee director compensation and compensation plans, particularly in comparison to peer companies a trend that was expected following the late-2017 Delaware Supreme Court decision inIn re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation. Two cases asserting allegations...
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    4. Exclusive: SEC's Clayton Won't Blindly Allow Corporations to Ban Shareholder Lawsuits

      Exclusive: SEC's Clayton Won't Blindly Allow Corporations to Ban Shareholder Lawsuits
      It's a question of state law, said Edward Rock, the director of NYU Law School's Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance. The SEC should not get involved and it's not an appropriate issue for them to get involved with. In Rock's view, the SEC's mode of regulation is disclosure, not making...
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    5. Shareholder Litigation in the Wake of the #MeToo Movement

      Shareholder Litigation in the Wake of the #MeToo Movement
      Companies are facing a growing number of derivative and securities class actions in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Having strong protocols to address allegations of harassment and sexual misconduct, thoroughly and promptly investigating such allegations, and carefully weighing the risks in severance payments to accused harassers are some of the steps companies can take to protect against such actions...
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