S&C Critical Insights: Podcast Series

S&C Critical Insights is a podcast series bringing you perspectives on the latest developments in law, business and policy. Listen and subscribe on Apple, Google PlayPodbeanSpotify, and Stitcher, and watch our videos on YouTube to learn more.


June 9 2022 - Recent De-SPAC Transactions in Europe
Olivier de Vilmorin, Carsten Berrar, Ben Perry and Richard A. Pollack

June 1, 2022 - Recent Developments in U.S. Privacy Law at the State Level
Ryan Logan and Matt Rosenberg

May 11, 2022 - Episode 2: Implications of SEC's Proposed Climate-Related Disclosure Rules
Sarah Payne and Catherine M. Clarkin

May 9, 2022 - Episode 1: Implications of SEC's Proposed Climate-Related Disclosure Rules
Jay Clayton and Catherine M. Clarkin

May 4, 2022 - Implications of the SEC's New Climate Disclosure Proposal for Financial Institutions
Michelle Chen and June Hu

April 6, 2022 - U.S. Sanctions Considerations for Virtual Currency Industry
Katy McArthur and Tony Lewis

March 13, 2022 - An Introduction to Publicity Rights
Mehdi Ansari

March 4, 2022 - Private Securities Litigation: Trends and Emerging Issues
Steven Peikin, Jeff Scott and Julia Malkina

March 3, 2022 - SEC Enforcement: Trends and Practice Guidance
Steven Peikin, Jeff Scott and Julia Malkina

February 4, 2022 - Privacy Considerations When Engaging Vendors in Breach Response
Ryan Logan and Daniel Stern

January 12, 2022 - 2021 U.S. Shareholder Activism in Review and a Look Ahead

Melissa Sawyer and Lauren Boehmke

January 10, 2022 - M&A Trends and Highlights: 2021 in Review and a Look Ahead
Frank Aquilla and Melissa Sawyer


January 10, 2022 - Non-GAAP Financial Measures
John Savva and Sarah Payne


December 14, 2021 - Safely Navigating a Liquidity Crisis as a Public Company
Andy Dietderich and Melissa Sawyer


December 9, 2021 - The Impact of Brexit on Choice of Law
Vanessa BlackmoreBen Perry and Kristen Rodger

December 2, 2021 - Proposed Tax Changes under the Build Back Better Act and the Potential Impact on Tech and Silicon Valley
Sarah PayneMatt Goodman, Davis Wang and Bachir Karam

November 5, 2021 - Refreshing the Director Onboarding Process
John Savva and Sarah Payne

November 4, 2021 - New DOJ Administrative Initiatives Address Nation's Cybersecurity Infrastructure
Tony Lewis and Kamil Shields

November 1, 2021 - Managing Cheap Stock in an Initial Public Offering
John Savva and Sarah Payne

October 28, 2021 - Lessons From the 2021 Proxy Season: Governance Proposals
Melissa Sawyer and Marc Treviño

October 25, 2021 - Lessons From the 2021 Proxy Season: Social and Political Proposals
Melissa Sawyer and Marc Treviño

October 15, 2021 - Recent SEC Cybersecurity Enforcement Actions
Bob Downes, Tony Lewis and Chas Kerin

October 6, 2021 - Culture Audits: Taking Stock of Your Workplace Culture
Annie Ostrager and Katharine Rodgers

September 29, 2021 - Developing a Robust Multi-National Compliance Program
Brendan Cullen and Tony Lewis

September 21, 2021 - Supreme Court Business Review: United States v. Arthrex, Minerva Surgical v. Hologic and Google v. Oracle
Judson Littleton, Julia Malkina and Dustin Guzior

August 19, 2021 - Supreme Court Business Review: NCAA v. Alston
Judson Littleton, Julia Malkina and Renata Hesse 

August 10, 2021 - Supreme Court Business Review: Van Buren v. United States and Facebook v. Duguid
Tony LewisJudson Littleton, Julia Malkina and Kamil Shields

August 5, 2021 - U.K. Financial Conduct Authority: Updates and Implications for Non-U.S. Banks and Commercial Organizations
Annie Ostrager and Kamil Shields

August 2, 2021 - Supreme Court Business Review: Federal Republic of Germany v. Philipp
Judson Littleton,
 Julia Malkina and Sharon Cohen Levin

July 28, 2021 - Supreme Court Business Review: Ford Motor Co. v. Montana and TransUnion v. Ramirez
Judson Littleton,
 Julia Malkina and Bill Monahan


July 20, 2021 - Implications of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020's Whistleblower Provision
Annie Ostrager and Kamil Shields

July 14, 2021 - Grant of Certiorari in Pivotal Software v. Zhung Tran
David Rein
and Julia Malkina

July 12, 2021 - Supreme Court Business Review: Series Overview, Collins v. Yellen and California v. Texas 
Judson Littleton and Julia Malkina

July 9, 2021 - Updates From the Antitrust Agencies and Implications for Enforcement
Renata Hesse and Sophia Vandergrift  

June 22, 2021 - Rodge Cohen, Karen Seymour and Jay Clayton Discuss Board Priorities in Podcast
Rodge CohenKaren Patton Seymour and Jay Clayton

June 17, 2021 - Anti-Corruption Policy Updates from the Biden Administration
Aisling O'Shea and Kamil Shields

June 2, 2021 - Will the Supreme Court Open the Floodgates to Discovery in International Arbitration?
Andrew Finn and Joe Neuhaus

May 29, 2021 - Antitrust Issues in No-Poach Agreements and Employee Compensation
Joseph Matelis and Samantha Hynes

May 28, 2021 - Lessons from the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack
Nicky Friedlander and John Sarlitto

May 21, 2021 - Energy M&A: Deal Activity in the Renewable Energy Sector
Werner AhlersFrank Aquila and George Sampas

May 17, 2021 - Energy M&A: Oil & Gas and Other Traditional Energy Sources
Werner AhlersFrank Aquila and George Sampas

May 5, 2021 - Energy M&A: The Impacts Under the Biden Administration
Werner Ahlers, Frank Aquila and George Sampas

May 3, 2021 - Hydrogen: Investment Structuring Considerations
Craig JonesInosi Nyatta and Sam Saunders

April 29, 2021 - Hydrogen: An Overview of Current and Proposed Government Policies
Jon Hannah, Inosi Nyatta and Zyad Wright

April 26, 2021 - Supreme Court Limits FTC's Remedial Authority in AMG Capital Management v. FTC
Judd Littleton and Alex Willscher

April 16, 2021 - Private Securities Litigation: Trends and Emerging Issues
Steve Peikin, Jeffrey Scott and Julia Malkina

April 16, 2021 - SEC Enforcement: Trends and Practice Guides
Steve PeikinJeffrey Scott and Julia Malkina

April 6, 2021 - Key Considerations for M&A in Post-Brexit UK
Ben Perry and Juan Rodriguez

April 1, 2021 - Industry and Regulatory Trends for Health Insurers
Frank Aquila and Keith Pagnani

March 24, 2021 - Industry and Regulatory Trends in Pharmaceutical M&A
Frank Aquila and Matt Hurd

March 17, 2021 - Will the EU Destroy Investor-State Arbitration?
Joe Neuhaus and Stewart Robertson

March 9, 2021 - Early Settlement Offers and Offers of Judgment in Products Liability Cases
Bill Monahan and Andrew Kaufman 

February 15, 2021 - Hot Topics in Healthcare Antitrust
Matthew Hurd and Sophia Vandergrift

February 3, 2021 - Federal Banking Agencies Propose Required Cyber Incident Notifications
Jared Fishman and Tony Lewis

January 22, 2021 - FTC Authority To Obtain Monetary Relief May Be Under Threat
Judd Littleton and Alex Willscher

December 7, 2020 - Annual Overview of Activism Trends
Melissa Sawyer and Lauren Boehmke

November 17, 2020 - An Overview of the Equator Principles 4
Inosi Nyatta and Sarah Mishkin

November 13, 2020 - Treasury Department Advisories on Ransomware Attacks
Nicky FriedlanderEric Kadel and Trevor Chenoweth

November 6, 2020 - Project Finance Trends in Latin America
Sergio Galvis, Inosi Nyatta and Benjamin Kent

October 19, 2020 - Lessons From the 2020 Proxy Season: Board Diversity
Marc Treviño and Annie Ostrager

October 13, 2020 - Lessons From the 2020 Proxy Season: Human Capital Proposals
Marc Treviño

October 5, 2020 - Lessons From the 2020 Proxy Season: Virtual Shareholder Meetings
Melissa Sawyer

September 16, 2020 - Developing a Robust Multi-National Compliance Program
Brendan Cullen and Tony Lewis

September 2, 2020 - Updates to Anti-Fraternization Policies and Issues Raised by McDonald's
Annie Ostrager and Liz Cassady

September 1, 2020 - Supreme Court Business Review: Criminal Defense and Investigations in Kelly and Liu
Judd LittletonJulia MalkinaNicky Friedlander and Kamil Shields

August 21, 2020 - Implications of the Ninth Circuit's Qualcomm Patent Licensing Decision
Garrard Beeney and Sophie Vandergrift

August 21, 2020 - Supreme Court Business Review: Labor & Employment in Bostock and Comcast
Judd Littleton, Julia Malkina, Julie Jordan and Annie Ostrager

August 14, 2020 - Supreme Court Business Review: Arbitration in GE Energy and Schein II
Judd Littleton, Julia Malkina, Joe Neuhaus and Andrew Finn

August 11, 2020 - Recent M&A and Litigation Developments in Delaware
John HardimanBrian Frawley and Matt Goodman

August 3, 2020 - Supreme Court Business Review: Series Overview and Seila Law v. CFPB
Judd Littleton and Julia Malkina

July 28, 2020 - Fiduciary Duty Conversations During COVID-19: Ways to Save a Business
Jim Bromley and Andy Dietderich

July 27, 2020 - Anti-Fraternization Policies
Annie Ostrager and Liz Cassady

July 24, 2020 - Business Continuity Planning for Boards During COVID-19
Eric Krautheimer and Melissa Sawyer


July 21, 2020 - Emerging Issues in Private Securities Litigation
Jeff Scott and Julia Malkina

July 16, 2020 - Trends and Priorities in SEC Enforcement
Jeff Scott and Julia Malkina

July 2, 2020 - Best Practices for Boards Navigating Bankruptcy
Melissa Sawyer and Marc Treviño

July 1, 2020 - An Overview of Deed-In-Lieu Transactions in Commercial Real Estate
Benjamin Weber and Jason Wasser

June 29, 2020 - Understanding Common Issues in Divestitures
Annie Ostrager, Matt Goodman and Jeannette Bander

June 24, 2020 - Recent Developments in Foreign Investments and National Security
Eric Kadel and Chris Mann