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Conducting Internal Investigations – In-House Counsel’s Guide

Whether you are a director, or a member of an in-house legal, human resources, or internal audit team, there are sensitive scenarios that occur daily in life sciences companies that trigger the need for an internal investigation. Goodwin has crafted an “In-House Counsel’s Guide” that sets forth a framework of…

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Nasdaq Takes a Stand: Board Diversity is Good Corporate Governance, Not a Trend

On December 1, 2020, Nasdaq filed a proposal with the SEC to adopt new listing rules relating to board diversity and heighted disclosure.  Nasdaq’s position is clear – “diversity in the boardroom is good corporate governance.”  Citing the recent social justice movement and a wide range of studies linking board…

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What has contributed to the rising cost of Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability Insurance for new public companies?

Over the past year, the cost of obtaining D&O insurance for new public companies has increased substantially. Rates have increased from $50-60,000 per million dollars of coverage to over $150,000 per million dollars of coverage. Along with increased premiums, retention amounts have increased substantially (from $5 million to $10 million for…

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Key Takeaways from Goodwin + KPMG @ JPMorgan Symposium: Mergers and Acquisitions

On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, during the J.P. Morgan Healthcare conference, Goodwin and KPMG held their initial all-day Symposium at the St. Regis hotel in San Francisco.  The Symposium was composed of five separate “bursts” entitled (i) New Frontiers in Digital Diagnostics and MedTech, (ii) Europe Unleashed, (iii) Knowing the…

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Key Takeaways from Goodwin + KPMG @ JPMorgan Symposium: Knowing the Best IPO Strategy

On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, during the J.P. Morgan Healthcare conference, Goodwin and KPMG held their initial all-day Symposium at the St. Regis hotel in San Francisco.  The Symposium was composed of five separate “bursts” entitled (i) New Frontiers in Digital Diagnostics and MedTech, (ii) Europe Unleashed, (iii) Knowing the…

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