Dealing with the Unethical CEO - McDermott Will & Emery

Dealing with the Unethical CEO



Michael Peregrine wrote this bylined article on an important new study by a PwC affiliate which showed that terminations for ethical lapses are significantly increasing as a percentage of overall CEO successions. “Boards are now more willing to terminate CEOs for conduct they regard as unethical or otherwise inconsistent with corporate values,” Mr. Peregrine wrote, adding that Chief Legal Officers should help their CEOs and boards deal with this trend.