Board Diversity Law


California Board Diversity Law Has Been Declared Unconstitutional By The Superior Court Of The State

José Carlos González Vázquez (Ceca Magán Lawyers) | On April 1, 2022, Los Angeles County Superior Court has found that California Corporations Section 301.4 (AB 979 signed in September 30, 2020), which requires publicly listed corporations to have at least one director on their boards from “underrepresented communities”, defined as “an individual who self-identifies as Black, African American, Hispanic, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Native Hawaian, or Alaska Native,…