California Passes Law Requiring Boards of Publicly-Held Corporations to Include Women by 2019 (SB 826)

On September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a radical initiative to add women to corporate boards of directors for publicly-held corporations headquartered in California.   According to Brown in a letter to the California State Senate, “Given all the special privileges that corporations have enjoyed for so long, it’s high time corporate …