In company law those who hold the majority of shares "rule" the company. This has been the case since the court in Foss v Harbottle (1843) 2 Hare 46 recognised the principle. If the majority have made a decision to take or not take certain action...
discussion about a year long inquiry by the High Pay Commission as to
executive remuneration is available on the BBC
website . The full report can be found here .
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The European Commission has recently
published a press
release announcing plans to revise the Markets in Financial Instruments
Directive (MiFID) in the form of a Directive and a Regulation.
The aim is to ensure all trading venues have to "play...
The Boston University Law Review has
recently published a series of articles in its journal on fiduciary law.
These publications are the result of a symposium on 'The Role of Fiduciary Law and
Trust in the Twenty-First Century'.
Last year the Supreme Court passed
down its judgment on a matter regarding de facto directors.
De facto directors are those who were either appointed defectively or were not
appointed at all. Holland deals with this latter type of de facto director...
As many of you may have read about
this morning, Carol
Bartz, CEO of Yahoo! Inc, was fired . A single instance of a female CEO
being fired: But what can this potentially tell us about the phenomenon of
The EC have published a Green Paper on
the Professional Qualifications Directive ' (COM) 2011. This Green Paper seeks
to modernise professional qualifications within the EU where the service sector
accounts for 70% of GDP whereas...