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A Brave New World: Top 10 Topics for Directors in 2021

The world has changed a lot since Akin Gump's 2020 Top 10 Topics for Directors report. A global pandemic; an ongoing reckoning on race, inequality and social justice; a climate crisis; an economic shock; and increased political polarization have created challenging dynamics for companies and boards globally. This report delves into these wide-ranging issues and offers insight on how directors and management must proactively embrace their stewardship roles in this brave new world.

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Labor & Employment

Anticipating the Biden Administration’s Approach to Labor

Bob Lian, partner at Akin Gump and leader of its labor and employment practice group, has been with the firm for nearly three decades. Here, he discusses what the future of employment law may look like under a Biden administration, including potential new COVID-19 regulations, possible restrictions to noncompete agreements, and the important role litigation plays in “regulating” the modern workplace.

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Labor & Employment

It's Business - Getting Firing Right

Leigh Ann Buziak, partner in the Labor & Employment practice at Blank Rome speaks with host Richard Levick, chairman of LEVICK on best practices exiting employees so that it is as much of a win-win as can exists in these challenging situations.

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