Risk Insights: Massive Derivative Suit Settlement for Alleged Management Failure to Prevent Sexual Misconduct

Recent news headlines have been dominated by appalling revelations that leading politicians, entertainers, political candidates and others have engaged in sexual harassment, assault, and other unacceptable behaviors. As these stories have emerged, a dynamic has evolved in which the victims come forward with their stories and seek to hold the wrongdoers accountable for their misconduct. Now, a blockbuster settlement suggests that this dynamic may not be limited just to attempting to hold individuals accountable, but may also involve efforts to hold the wrongdoers’ companies’ executives accountable for allowing the misconduct or for turning a blind eye.

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