Rutan understands that senior executives and boards of directors face new challenges, from evolving regulatory requirements to litigation exposure to overall enterprise risk resulting from technological change.
Our corporate governance lawyers have extensive experience counseling public and private corporations, private equity firms, boards of directors (entire boards and individual board members), committees, and executives on a variety of corporate governance issues, including executive and director succession planning, enterprise risk assessment, representations of committees, board structure and composition, fiduciary duty analysis, takeover contests and defense, and proxy contests. We also conduct investigations on behalf of management, boards of directors, and committees. The firm utilizes an integrated approach to manage compliance costs in an effective manner, while minimizing enforcement risks.
The firm prides itself on providing clients with guidance that that reflects governance best practices and actionable advice.