Stakeholder Syndrome: Does Stakeholderism Derail Effective Protections for Weaker Constituencies? See what Rutgers Professors Matteo Gatti and Chrystin Ondersma have to say!
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ABA working group co-led by Rutgers Law Professor Sarah Dadush publishes model contract clauses to protect workers in international supply chains.
In an effort to better protect workers’ human rights in global supply chains, a working group formed under the auspices of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section has published a set of model contract clauses (MCCs 2.0) and a Responsible Purchasing Code of Conduct (the Buyer Code). These tools are designed to be incorporated into international supply agreements to improve the human rights performance of supply chains.
NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The pandemic, racial protests, conflict attending the recent Presidential election, and ongoing concerns about the environment will help to define the upcoming 2020 proxy season, further accelerating trends that have been building over the past few years.
Released today, 2021 Proxy Season Preview and Shareholder Voting Trends (2017-2020) builds on a multi-year analysis of corporate filings across both the Russell 3000 and S&P 500 indexes to provide insights for what’s ahead in shareholder voting. The report is complemented by an online dashboard where data can also be analyzed by business sector and company size group. The project was conducted by The Conference Board and ESG data analytics firm ESGAUGE, in collaboration with the leadership advisory and search firm Russell Reynolds Associates and Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance.
Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance
Council of Institutional Investors
Society for Corporate Governance
December 10, 2020
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Law360 (October 28, 2020, 7:11 PM EDT) — The lessons learned in the global financial crisis of 2008 allowed Congress and financial regulators to move faster and with more precise measures to boost a wavering economy brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, a panel of legal experts said Tuesday.
Attorney Thomas Baxter Jr., who was general counsel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York during the financial crisis, said one important element of both emergency situations was the “healing power” of the special purpose vehicle, a legal entity that acts as a funding structure for businesses in need.
Keynote address by Columbia Law School Professor (and former SEC Commissioner) Robert Jackson.
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