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Boards of Directors Lovin’ It after McDonald’s?

Brent Carlson and Michael Huneke

January 12, 2024

A Fresh Look at Directors’ Duty of Oversight in the New Era of Sanctions and Export Control Corporate Enforcement

In this era of heightened geopolitical tensions, with a renewed focus on national security by enforcement agencies, a perfect storm of liability risk is brewing for boards of directors around export controls and sanctions. Corporate directors’ duty of oversight reaches much broader and deeper than many may realize. Yet even the darkest storm cloud contains a silver lining to illuminate the way.

Brent Carlson and Michael Huneke summarize key takeaways from the McDonald’s case, as well as steps corporate directors can take to mitigate their own liability and protect themselves from the brewing storm.

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