In the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, Pillsbury partners Jonathan Ocker and Amanda Halter share insight that will help boards enable their companies to anticipate, manage and survive the next crisis.

“A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, wildfires of unprecedented scope, numerous hurricane threats, heightened social and geopolitical unrest, increased cybersecurity breaches, asteroids, etc.—what a year! If 2020 has taught us anything, it is not “if” but “when” the next crisis will hit. It is the responsibility of the board of directors to ensure that the company is well positioned to navigate the turbulence of crisis conditions by contingency planning—proactively— at a heightened level. To that end, this post identifies 5 high-level items that can serve as a framework for sound contingency planning.”

Read the full article here.