Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

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For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

+44 (0)3330 143 401

We guide clients through the governance, transactions and operations matters at the core of their business and growth strategy, with attunement to organizational mission and values.


gunnercooke partners with clients at all stages of the business life cycle, from the seed stage and emerging growth company to some of the world’s largest privately held and publicly traded companies, on matters ranging from primary operations and organic growth through to strategic transactions and cross border business expansion. Our experienced lawyers are trusted advisors to the C-Suite and Boards on a wide array of corporate, governance and strategic matters, helping them to see around the corner and plan for risk and a clear and compliant path to achieving their goals. With expertise doing business all over the world, we help companies headquartered abroad establish or expand operations in the United States. We are adept at helping multinational organizations of all sizes, industries, and geographies do business globally, bridging differences between regulatory frameworks in the United States and elsewhere for a global and solutions-focused compliance strategy.

Our advice encompasses:

  • Board composition, governance best practices, and fiduciary duties
  • Staffing, personnel, and contingent workforce
  • Shareholder rights
  • Executive and incentive compensation
  • Multi-jurisdictional corporate structuring
  • Cross-border data transfer, cybersecurity, and privacy
  • Risk management
  • Cap table management
  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy
  • Public benefit company compliance
  • Strategic transactions including joint ventures, M&A and venture capital
  • Corporate Finance
  • Navigating the cutting edge of new technologies and emerging regulations
  • Assisting non-US clients understand the matrix of laws and regulations that may apply in a 50-state and federal environment

Key Contacts

Noreen R. Weiss

Chair-US, Managing Partner, New York