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Priya Cherian Huskins, Esq.

Senior Vice President, D&O

Editor, Management Liability/D&O

Priya is a recognized expert and frequent speaker on D&O liability risk and its mitigation. In addition to consulting on D&O insurance, she counsels clients on corporate governance matters, including ways to reduce their exposure to shareholder lawsuits and regulatory investigations. Priya serves on the board of an S&P 500 public company and a large private company and has an impressive list of publications, speaking engagements, and awards for her influence and expertise in the industry. 

415.402.6527

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Priya Cherian Huskins, Esq.

Senior Vice President, D&O

Editor, Management Liability/D&O

Priya is a recognized expert and frequent speaker on D&O liability risk and its mitigation. In addition to consulting on D&O insurance, she counsels clients on corporate governance matters, including ways to reduce their exposure to shareholder lawsuits and regulatory investigations. Priya serves on the board of an S&P 500 public company and a large private company and has an impressive list of publications, speaking engagements, and awards for her influence and expertise in the industry. 

415.402.6527

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Naming and Shaming: The Fed Publicly Admonishes Wells Fargo’s Former Lead Director

On Feb. 2, 2018, the Federal Reserve published a letter it had sent to the former lead director of Wells Fargo, Stephen Sanger. In the letter, the Fed reviewed Mr. Sanger’s performance as lead independent director of the financial institution and deemed it “ineffective." The recent Wells Fargo scandal is a cautionary tale of a corporation’s culture gone bad; the letter is a rare instance of a regulator publicly shaming an independent director.

Keeping in Compliance and Out of Trouble with the DOJ: The Benefits of Board Education Training

Given that the majority of board members are not very satisfied with their compliance and ethics training, how do we ensure boards get the training they need in a way that’s relevant to them? Few public companies require that their board members attend external training sessions, but many public companies encourage their board members to attend a training session such as Stanford’s Directors’ College or other similar conference every one to two years.