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Panel Looks at Directors in Times of Crisis

GWSB’s Institute for Corporate Responsibility and GW Law’s Center for Law, Economics, and Finance (C-LEAF) are co-hosting a program on corporate directors’ role in a crisis.

The program is one in the ongoing series, “Challenges in Corporate Governance.”

The panel discussion will cover such issues as how a crisis escalates to board-level; how boards organize in reaction to a crisis; potential pitfalls; the role of outside advisors; and the crisis’ impact on the company overall.

Panelists will include Alan Beller, executive director, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP; John Olson, founding partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Lawrence Trautman, Professional Corporate Director; Laura Unger, special adviser, Promontory.  The discussion will be moderated by Cynthia A. Glassman, ICR’s senior research scholar.

When:  5:30 – 7 p.m., Mon., Oct. 21. Reception to follow.

Where:  Tasher Great Room, Burns Law Library
716 20th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20052

Registration is optional.

For questions, please contact ICR’s Patti Niles: or (202) 994-5206.


Posted by gwsb on October 1, 2013 | Filed under: Events,GWSB News.

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