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.