The American Bar Association Business Law Section has published a new guide for corporate directors to help them grapple with ever-expanding agendas and complex issues in the boardroom. Director’s Handbook: The Field Guide to 101 Situations Commonly Encountered in the Boardroom provides a valuable, practical resource that identifies 101 topics commonly encountered by public company directors.
Designed as an excellent training tool for both new directors and younger lawyers entering the governance field, the Director’s Handbook discusses:
This collaborative work has been written by a group of leading professionals in the field of corporate governance. The book’s editor is Frank M. Placenti. Litigation partner Michael Blanchard contributed three chapters to the handbook, including “Shareholder Derivative Litigation and Serving on a Litigation Committee,” “Dealing with a Whistleblower,” and “Practical Issues Concerning the Attorney Client Privilege.”