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COVID-19 and corporate governance

• 16 April 2020 • 0 min read

The way business is conducted has been put on hold during the COVID-19 outbreak. Businesses are being called on to make important decisions in a rapidly changing environment.

Boards, directors and other decision-makers at private sector organisations are being asked to adapt quickly to the changes wrought by COVID-19. These decisions include the way they continue to conduct their business, how they will keep their employees employed and how to secure the long-term future of their organisation. While pressure on these decision-makers and those with oversight of them is intense, the need to comply with corporate governance rules and laws is now more vital than ever.

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Partners Catherine Debreceny and Gina Wilson take a look at new challenges and risk created by the crisis including financial and non financial risks and what should boards and directors be doing.

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