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Prosecutors are sniffing around private equity firms. They are salivating over the backdating of stock options. And they are getting creative with “Hewlett-Packard issues.” Everywhere, directors need to open their eyes.
• Private Equity Firms Put on the Spot Private equity firms are now facing new antitrust scrutiny, but in the end, that shouldn’t be a big problem. by Sean F.X. Boland • Don’t Start a Backdating Witch Hunt In the midst of the firestorm over backdating stock options, many questions have been asked about the role of boards of directors and specifically about directors who sit on compensation committees. by Christian R. Bartholomew • Business Needs Lawyers on Board Lawyers on the board of directors? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it’s not always a bad idea. by Leslie T. Thornton • No Profit Doesn’t Mean No Problem Nonprofit organizations may not need to worry about meeting Wall Street’s quarterly earnings expectations, but they still face legal challenges of internal governance — challenges that in many ways are more complex than those of for-profit companies. by Stephanie Tsacoumis

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