McKool Smith principal Kirk Dillman was quoted by Business Insurance in the article "Increased Use of M&A Deterrents May Spur Rise in D&O Litigation."  The article discussed how "the recent proliferation of “poison pills” — shareholder rights provisions adopted by companies’ boards to discourage hostile takeover bids — could lead to more directors and officers liability litigation." Kirk stated, "it’s clear that there are more poison pills that are being implemented now than during the prior 12 months, and the coronavirus, in most instances, is the reason for it."  Read the article here.


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