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    2. California Gender Board Diversity Law Is Held Unconstitutional

      California Gender Board Diversity Law Is Held Unconstitutional
      On May 13, 2022, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis issued a ruling inCrest v.Padilla Ifinding that California Corporations Code Section 301.3 (SB 826), which requires publicly listed corporations in California to have women on their boards, violates the Equal Protection Clause of the California Constitution...
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    3. Fate of Board Diversity Requirements In Jeopardy

      Fate of Board Diversity Requirements In Jeopardy
      Recent efforts by the California Legislature to increase corporate boardroom diversity hit a road bump due to theLos Angeles County Superior Court decisionearlier this month inCrest v. Padilla, Case No. 20-STCV-37513, which held that California Corporations Code 301.4 (Section 301.4) is unconstitutional. The statute, ruled the court, poses a present total and fatal conflict with the Equal Protection Clause of the California Constitution...
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    4. California Law Requiring Board Diversity Is Struck Down

      California Law Requiring Board Diversity Is Struck Down
      A California legislation requiring range on company boards of administrators has been struck down in a blow to the states efforts to deal with racial and gender disparities within the office. In response to a lawsuit introduced by Judicial Watch, a nonprofit conservative advocacy group, Decide Terry Inexperienced of Los Angeles County Superior Court docket on Friday discovered that the legislation violated the state structure. The legislation, Meeting Invoice 979 ...
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    5. California Law Brought More Women to Corporate Boards, But Challenges Loom

      California Law Brought More Women to Corporate Boards, But Challenges Loom
      Something new happened in boardrooms across California last year: More women joined the governing bodies of public companies than men, according to a recent report from California Partners Project, a statewide organization that advocates for gender equity. The shift has been noticeable since California passed a law in 2018 requiring at least one woman on the board of each publicly traded company with headquarters in California...
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    6. Talking The Talk Versus Walking The Walk: Shareholder Suits Aim To Push Board Diversity And Punish Companies Supposedly Failing To Make Meaningful Change

      Talking The Talk Versus Walking The Walk: Shareholder Suits Aim To Push Board Diversity And Punish Companies Supposedly Failing To Make Meaningful Change
      ...ee directors from an underrepresented community on its board by the end of the 2022 calendar year.[1] See New California Law Will Require Increased Diversity on Public Board. Last month, the NYSE and corporate governance...
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