The best practices and processes through which companies manage their corporate affairs have long been analyzed and discussed under the “corporate governance” umbrella. Corporate governance practices and trends among large public companies are often presented as a benchmark for all companies. Less often discussed are the industry-specific practices tailored by companies to fit their businesses.
One Silicon Valley law firm, Fenwick & West LLP (Fenwick), has taken a closer look at these differences. Fenwick collects and compares data on the corporate governance practices of large publicly traded companies and technology and life science companies via an annual survey. … Continue Reading