Delaware Supreme Court Extends Fiduciary Duties to Corporate Officers -- Important Lessons for Nonprofit Corporations

In Gantler v. Stephens, Delaware Supreme Court clarified the law, making clear that corporate officers are subject to the same fiduciary duties as directors. Jack Siegel's analysis of this decision provides best practices and lessons corporate officers and directors, particularly in the nonprofit...

Free Download: Liability of Corporate Officers and Directors--Ch. 17.03-Guidelines: The Corporate Director's Guidebook

The governance legacy of the recent credit crisis is the importance of directors and officers effectively identifying, quantifying and managing the company's most important risks. A new discussion has been added which explains the purpose, importance and structure of an Enterprise Risk Management...

First HP Lawsuit on File

No surprise. The first derivative suit against HP and its board of directors was filed in the Central District of California. Here's the complaint: Espinoza v. Leo Apotheker et al . It was filed on Wednesday - before Apotheker was fired. So it's more concerned with Apotheker's recent...