#MeToo's Unexpected Implications For Shareholder Litigation
By Jyotin Hamid, Tricia Sherno and Brooke Willig (May 15, 2020, 5:28 PM EDT) -- As #MeToo continues to make headline news, companies should be on the lookout for increased shareholder litigation arising from articles and allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct.
The #MeToo movement has had an immense impact on society, reshaping cultural norms and sparking an international dialogue about sexual harassment and the relationship between sex, work and power. So too has it made its mark on the law, inspiring new laws governing sexual harassment, the expansion of criminal claims and statutes of limitations, and even changes to tax codes and rules on arbitration.
Shareholder litigation — claims by stockholders against corporations, officers and...
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