Articles From Charles F. Smith

Shareholder Litigation and COVID-19: Risks Facing Directors and Officers of Public Companies By Charles F. Smith, Matthew R. Kipp, & Matthew S. Rosenthal Corporate Law Departments, October 2020 Plaintiffs' attorneys have attempted to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to bring securities fraud and derivative lawsuits against public companies. Directors and officers can mitigate litigation risk by addressing a number of disclosure and insurance-related items.

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