Greater Danger Ahead For Officers/Directors
- Recent Developments In Director Liability. Klimke, Justin G. // Business Credit;Jan2006, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p42
The article discusses developments regarding director liability in shareholder lawsuits. These developments include the erosion of the protection provided by exculpation clauses that corporations incorporate in their charters and settlements requiring directors to pay amounts from their personal...
- Liability & Litigation. // Corporate Board;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 29 Issue 172, p28
The article offers information on liability and litigation in the U.S. The survey conducted by Towers Perrin found out that only 3% of the companies with international operations have purchased separate directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance policies for other individual countries....
- Risk Reporter. // Risk Management (00355593);Feb2006, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p8
The article offers news related to the U.S. risk management sector as of February 2006. A bill has been passed by the House that calls for imprisonment and fines for people who aim laser pointers at aircraft. The Free Enterprise Fund forecasted that lawsuits in 2006 are likely to pressure the...
- Recent developments in products liability law in the USA. Maggs, Peter B. // Journal of Consumer Policy;1991, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p29
he author shows that, after the great evolution of U.S. product liability law in the seventies, a backlash was inevitable. These restrictions are demonstrated by reference to state statutes, court decisions, court procedures, and theories. The author argues that lobbying of powerful interest...
- Law & Liability. // 33 Metalproducing;May2000, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p20
Presents two United States commercial court cases. Appellate court decision in `USA Machinery Corp. v. CSC Ltd.,' pertaining to an agreement to negotiate in good faith; Issue of liability of a component part seller for machine defects in `Buonanno v. Colmar Belting Co. Inc.'.
- Aye, Aye to the Full Release: The Fifth Circuit Clarifies How a Joint Tortfeasor Can Settle Successfully and Seek Contribution. Burk, Lauren E. // Tulane Maritime Law Journal;Winter2011, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p197
No abstract available.
- CONSTRUCTION -- MOTION TO COMPEL -- INCIDENTAL BENEFICIARY -- SURETY -- WAIVER -- FLORIDA. // Arbitration Journal;Dec86, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p74
The article presents information about the case Maryland Casualty Co. v. Department of General Services. Pinter Contracting Co. subcontracted with Moore May Architects Inc. to provide precast concrete for a project at the University of Florida. In order to obtain the subcontract, Pinter...
- In the spirit of enterprise. Rutstein, Michael // Accountancy;Sep2001, Vol. 128 Issue 1297, p85
Focuses on the proposed bankruptcy reform initiative in Great Britain. Blueprint for an Enterprise Bill; Proposed major changes to the way bankruptcy is handled in the country.
- Bankruptcy rules. Dixon, Mark // Accountancy;Jul98, Vol. 122 Issue 1259, p21
The article reports on the proposed bill in the U.S. that seeks to introduce a means test whereby debtors who want to file for bankruptcy would have to pay back 20 percent of their debts within five years.