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Prof. Ronald Colombo Quoted in Law360 Story on Investor Lawsuits Involving Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Ronald J. Colombo, Professor of Law

Investors Say ‘Us Too’ in Wake of Sexual Misconduct Claims
By Rachel Graf
Feb. 1, 2019

But critics argue these types of lawsuits could actually make workplaces less safe for employees. Companies hoping to avoid a lawsuit about supposed misrepresentations in their policies and procedures could have an incentive to simply write vague policies, attorneys said.

A better way to change a company’s culture is for shareholders to vote out ineffective board members, said Ronald Colombo, a professor at Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law.

“If someone’s being harassed and there’s a #MeToo issue going on, we have other laws that deal with that,” Colombo said.

Read the full article on the Law360 website.

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