Activision Blizzard CEO faces perhaps his toughest day yet as the Wall Street Journal hit hard. What did Bobby Kotick know and when? Is the governance of the company even functional? And what to the days ahead look like for the belagured corporate leader.
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01:38 WSJ - Bobby Knew
09:54 Corporate Dysfunction?
22:28 Jen Oneal Speaks Out (Internally)
27:42 A Preview of Corporate Defenses
31:23 More Data Points - Painting a Picture
38:26 Bobby’s Bad Acts
44:12 Co-opting Frances Townsend
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"Everybody vs Activision Blizzard: A Legal View"
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"Activision CEO Bobby Kotick Knew for Years About Sexual-Misconduct Allegations at Videogame Giant"
Wall Street Journal - November 16, 2021
Activision Investor Information
"Directors’ Fiduciary Duties: Back to Delaware Law Basics"
Skadden Website - February 19, 2020
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