From June 26 to 28, Sarah Payne, John Savva, Diane McGimsey and Jay Clayton will speak at the Stanford Directors’ College, the nation’s premier executive education program for directors and senior executives of publicly traded firms. The program will address a broad range of issues that confront modern boards.
S&C is a Stanford Directors’ College sponsor. To learn more about the conference, click here.
On June 26, Sarah Payne, Co-Head of S&C’s Capital Markets Group and Managing Partner of the Firm’s Palo Alto office, will join the pre-conference program “Directors’ College 101,” which will educate first-time directors on the fundamental aspects of being an effective public company board member.
On June 27, John Savva will join a breakout session discussing the board’s response to the growing importance of artificial intelligence and large language models across a broad array of industries and business functions. John and his panelists will explore the board’s role in overseeing AI and offer practical advice to board members who are considering ways to integrate AI into their companies’ operations in a safe and responsible manner.
On June 27, Diane McGimsey, Co-Head of S&C’s Labor and Employment Law Group, will join a panel discussing a broad range of workforce issues, including the lasting effects of COVID work-from-home policies, the “quiet resignation” and the demand for gender and racial justice in the workplace. Diane and her panelists will discuss how board members can adopt best practices for their company in light of the evolving needs of their workforce.
On June 27, Jay Clayton, Senior Policy Advisor and Of Counsel to S&C and former Chair of the SEC, will join the plenary session, “Crisis Anticipation and Management.” The discussion will focus on best practices for identifying crisis-level risk exposures and for implementing effective, practical responses while balancing the legal concerns with responses to public, consumer and regulatory demands.
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