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Imposing Caremark Fiduciary Duty on Corporate Officers

I previously posted on the Midland Grange case [Delaware Imposing Same Fiduciary Duty on Officers as Directors] where the Delaware Chancery Court imposed the same obligations on officers as directors, including the duty of loyalty and the duty of care. In Miller v. McDonald, et al., ( D. Del., Bankr., April 9, 2008), the Bankruptcy Court […]

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Sovereign Wealth Funds Adopt Voluntary Best Practices

Adam O. Emmerich of Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz put together a summary published on The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog on the Santiago Principles and the potential impact of these on investments by sovereign wealth funds: Sovereign Wealth Funds Adopt Voluntary Best Practices. Intended to demonstrate that SWFs are soundly established and that […]

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Key Principles for Strengthening Corporate Governance

Holly Gregory of  Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP posted on The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Blog about the release of Key Agreed Principles for Strengthening Corporate Governance by The National Association of Corporate Directors, with the support of the Business Roundtable. The Principles identify the core areas that boards, management and shareholders agree should […]

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