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
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...
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 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 month the Chancery Division
used the power under s306 of the Companies Act 2006 to order a meeting of the
company. s306 states:
(1) This section applies if for any
reason it is impracticable-
(a) to call a meeting of the company in any...
Placing directors' duties on a
statutory footing opened the floodgates for debate about interpretation of
these duties as to whether the new statutory duties conflicted with the
old common law duties.
However, an overlooked issue is the
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...
Data collected and coded: It seems
like one of those moments where one sits back and reflects on what one has
done or an optimist may refer to as "accomplished".
After completing the coding of all the
fields in to an excel spreadsheet...
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...