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Welcome to The Sidley Podcast. Join us as we bring a unique perspective to complex issues at the intersection of law and business.

    Can the Yellow School Bus Go Green?

    Can the Yellow School Bus Go Green?

    The classic yellow school bus is turning green. Electric buses may continue to grow in popularity, and the so-called “vehicle-to-grid” technology enables the new buses both to store and draw power. Yet, there is a state-versus-federal regulatory battle...

    • 26 min
    Shareholder Activism in the COVID-19 Era

    Shareholder Activism in the COVID-19 Era

    The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges for businesses and their boards of directors. One of the critical matters boards always contend with is the threat of shareholder activism. Now, there is increased scrutiny of how well boards are...

    • 32 min
    COVID-19 Places Corporate Social Responsibility in Sharp Relief

    COVID-19 Places Corporate Social Responsibility in Sharp Relief

    Two distinct and important trends have emerged in the COVID-19 era for businesses and their boards. Corporate social responsibility and expanding concerns about social justice have become amplified amid the pandemic. Added to this is that investors and...

    • 31 min
    COVID-19: Walking the Line Between Worker Safety and Privacy

    COVID-19: Walking the Line Between Worker Safety and Privacy

    The COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges for employers. Businesses must walk the line between keeping workers safe and respecting their privacy. How do employers ensure a safe and healthy workplace? And how do they manage layoffs, furloughs...

    • 29 min
    High Times for the Cannabis Business

    High Times for the Cannabis Business

    The cannabis business is booming. Social acceptance of marijuana has led jurisdictions to legalize its sale and use for both medicinal and recreational reasons. Companies see enormous business opportunities in it. But marijuana is still illegal under...

    • 19 min
    Life Science Innovators Tackle COVID-19: Developing Pathways to Diagnose, Prevent and Treat the Virus

    Life Science Innovators Tackle COVID-19: Developing Pathways to Diagnose, Prevent and Treat the Virus

    Life sciences companies are rushing to find ways to diagnose, prevent and treat the COVID-19 virus. They face legal challenges, from regulatory oversight to supply chain disruption and product liability. What are the opportunities in trying to solve the...

    • 35 min

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