Citations with the tag: EXECUTIVES -- Legal status, laws, etc
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- Congress continues to try hog-tie managers.
Noonan, Edward R. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition; Aug97, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p6
Provides information on United States bills pertinent to managers. Working Families Flexibility Act; Family Medical Leave Improvement Act; Employment Nondiscrimination Act (ENA); Teamwork for Employees and Management Act.
- Forcing salaries into the open.
Smith, Anna // Management; Sep95, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p119
Discusses New Zealand's Companies Act, a legislation which will force senior executives to disclose their earnings. Objections of Roger Kerr, executive director of Business Roundtable; Issue of balancing personal privacy and public accountability; Possible effects of the legislation.
- Always follow corporate legal formalities.
Smith, Anna // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 10/13/97 Supplement Small Business, Vol. 15 Issue 41, p31
Offers steps that can be taken to ensure that a corporate executive and his corporation are treated as separate legal entities. Importance of showing complete corporation name on all written instruments; Need to record the actions of the shareholders and board of directors in the corporation's...
- More states protecting bosses who give bad references.
Smith, Anna // American Nurseryman; 09/01/96, Vol. 184 Issue 5, p10
Reports on the law passed by several states in America to protect employers against suits on alleged defamation and other claims of former employees. Sample case on the issue; Impact and significance of the law.
- Senior executive employment contracts.
Tauber, Yale D.; Silverman, Carol S. // Corporate Board; Jul/Aug99, Vol. 20 Issue 117, p17
Focuses on strategies boards of directors need to understand before approving employment contracts for senior executives. Understanding of the necessity of such contracts in ensuring the company's competitiveness; Recognition of the goals of implementing such contracts.
- Protecting against unnecessary and harassing depositions.
Tauber, Yale D.; Silverman, Carol S. // Defense Counsel Journal; Jan1998, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p152
Presents some pointers on how to protect high-ranking corporate executives against unnecessary and harassing depositions. Ronald H. Isroff's article in the newsletter of the Advocacy, Practice and Procedure Committee; Dilemma faced by the counsel; Support for the proposition that a high-ranking...
- Liar's license.
Carey, David // Financial World; 2/26/96, Vol. 165 Issue 3, p92
Discusses the implications of the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 in the United States. Shielding of executives from lawsuits; Reduction of odds for winning restitutions; Difficulty in proving a defendant who perpetrated the crime.
- Caution: This Legislation Could Hurt.
Schwartz, Malcolm // Brandweek; 4/7/2003, Vol. 44 Issue 14, p22
Reveals why U.S. marketers should be concerned with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Executives affected by the law; Risks that relate to a narrow interpretation of the law; Importance of good business control.
- More liability for officers of companies.
Schwartz, Malcolm // Accountancy; Feb1993, Vol. 111 Issue 1194, p94
Summarizes provisions in the 1991 Road Traffic Act outlining the responsibility of corporate officers with regard to the reporting of offenses committed by company car drivers in Great Britain.
- You and the New Anti-Money Laundering Rules.
Borg, Joseph P. // On Wall Street; Apr2002, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p76
No abstract available.
- Directors on sacrificial altar.
Keenan, Ted // Finance Week; 04/06/2001, p64
Focuses on the dilemma facing financial directors answering Question 144 in South Africa's Revenue Service Payroll Questionnaire. Consequence of any avoidance of the truth in answering the taxation questionnaire; Rationale behind the development of the questionnaire; Main thrust of the...
- Lock Maker Dispute Weakens Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.
Jackson, Liane // Corporate Legal Times; Nov2002, Vol. 12 Issue 132, p66
Discusses why an appellate court in California has rejected a common law doctrine that would have restricted the ability of high-level employees to move between jobs. Background on the case filed by the Schlage Lock Co. against J. Douglas Whyte; Adoption of the inevitable disclosure doctrine.
- In order to take advantage of executive exemption, treat employees as executives.
Bleil // Nation's Restaurant News; 09/06/99, Vol. 33 Issue 36, p28
Focuses on the exemption of executive employees from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act in the United States. Time spent by executives managing their employees.
- CONNECTING THE DOTS: SARBANES-OXLEY and M&A.
Drury, Dana; Frank, Jonny; Wathen, Michael // Mergers & Acquisitions: The Dealermaker's Journal; May2003, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p30
Explains the relevance of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to the work of corporate development officers in the merger and acquisition activities of companies in the U.S. Key provisions of the act for corporate dealmakers; Five keys for corporate development officers; Result of the failure to...
- Managed Care Medical Directors Under Fire.
Weber, David O. // Physician Executive; Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p12
Focuses on medical directors in managed care settings and the grounds for liability in the United States. Perception of medical directors; Ruling on medical directors who make benefit determinations; Accountability for their decisions; Disagreement on the opinion that they deny care; Threat of...
- Liability of Medical Directors: A Growing Concern.
Sagin, Todd // Physician Executive; Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p20
Provides an overview of the legal landscape affecting managed care medical directors in the United States. Issue on whether medical directors are making a benefits determination or practicing medicine; Awareness of the legal concerns on health care practice; Accountability for inappropriate...
- Your Company and `The Law.'.
Bordwin, Milton // Management Review; Jan2000, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p58
States that responsibilities of managers for legal matters are expanding as globalization and technological changes create risks and opportunities. Trends on ways to manage legal risks; Importance of establishing policies and practices to identify and manage legal risks. INSET: Brief Cases.
Lepofsky, Ron; Adler, Thomas // CMA Management; Nov2000, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p38
Asserts that computer network security is an executive function. Security breaches which could cause legal problems for executives; Demand for corporate accountability; Due diligence examination of the information technology department; Business continuity insurance.
- Michigan to help troubled local governments.
Lepofsky, Ron; Adler, Thomas // American City & County; Apr2011, Vol. 126 Issue 4, p19
The article reports on the approval of an updated version of the Emergency Financial Manager Act of 1990 by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on March 16, 2011, which enables the state to examine the fiscal standing sooner to prevent bankruptcy.
- Emergency experience.
Howell, Shea // Michigan Citizen; 9/2/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 43, p1
The article reports on the responsibility of Detroiters and people in other communities, who experienced the effects of emergency managers, to advocate for the repeal of Public Act 4 (PA4), a legislation which gives Michigan the authority to appoint managers that set aside the elected officials.
- Judge drops directors' disqualifications.
Howell, Shea // Commercial Motor; 8/23/2012, Vol. 218 Issue 5498, p23
The article reports that five directors at Goodman Hitchens have succeeded on its appeal to have their disqualification orders to be set aside.
- Insolvency and D&O Liability around the World.
Granof, Perry S.; Spira, Shirley J. // TortSource; Spring2010, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p3
The article offers an overview of the approaches to insolvency and directors and officer (D&O) liability in some non-U.S. jurisdictions. The insolvency-related laws in these jurisdictions are divided into two categories, one of which focuses on liability against D&Os for financially obligating a...
- Hold bosses accountablefor workplace trouble.
Granof, Perry S.; Spira, Shirley J. // HR Specialist: Employment Law; Mar2013, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p4
The article discusses a court case Grimes v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. wherein the court notes that employers may hold managers accountable for the mistakes of their subordinates without proving the managers' knowledge about the errors in the U.S.
- Change for the Better.
Koch, Christina // Qualified Remodeler; May2012, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p6
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue including "Remodeler Survey Series" and "Business Solutions."
- Four More Arrested in Insider Trading Case.
Koch, Christina // India -- West; 12/24/2010, Vol. 36 Issue 5, pB7
The article reports on the arrest of executives in the insider trading probes of the government in India on December 16, 2010.
- Sex and the City.
Eaton, George // New Statesman; 3/7/2011, Vol. 140 Issue 5043, p14
The article discusses women on British boards of directors and contains information on a 2011 reports on a study of the subject compiled by Mervyn Davies, a former banker, and quota systems that mandate women on corporate boards that have been enacted.
- Branch Managers Beware.
Eaton, George // On Wall Street; Jan2002, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p40
Talks about the legal status of branch managers of financial institutions in the United States in 2002. Effort of the National Association of Securities Dealers Regulation to monitor branch managers for failure to supervise; Forecast on the growth of unsuitability claims during 2000.
- Get Your Own Lawyer.
Eccleston, James // On Wall Street; Apr2002, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p93
No abstract available.
- For benefit of company, minimize D&O liability risk.
Sroka, John A. // Business Journal (Central New York); 04/16/99, Vol. 13 Issue 15, p17
Focuses on the increase in the number and types of lawsuits filed against corporate directors and officers in the United States. Need for a risk-management program to address potential liability of directors and officers; Common lawsuit allegations against directors and officers include...
- Guilty By Reason of Title.
Tebo, Margaret Graham // ABA Journal; May2000, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p44
Discusses the issues concerning the liabilities of corporate executives for their company's actions. Information on the case of Daniel Gonzalez, vice-president of the Sabre Tech Inc., an Orlando-based airline maintenance firm; Issues on federal environmental, antitrust and health care statutes;...
- Services Clients Should Demand From Attorneys.
Robn, Bill // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 5/5/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 18, p28
The article outlines several legal rights for business executives concerning their attorneys. It is noted that company executives should keep in mind that their attorneys must serve them in their own will. Their legal rights include the right to expeditious representation, the right to be...
- CRITICIZING THE CRITICS: SARBANES-OXLEY AND QUACK CORPORATE GOVERNANCE.
Robert Brown, Jr., J. // Marquette Law Review; Winter2006, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p309
The article provides information on the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) in the U.S. The Act aims to improve corporate disclosure by increasing the gatekeeper function of accounting firms as well as to intensify top officials and board directors' supervisory role. According to the author, SOX was...
- Protecting directors and officers: A growing concern.
Trieschmann, James S.; Leverett Jr., E.J. // Business Horizons; Nov/Dec90, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p52
Focuses on corporations' need to use risk management techniques to protect their directors and officers from litigation. Liability loss exposure; Directors and officers liability sampling of larger closed settlements; Treatment of loss exposure; Conflict of interest; Document signing; Due...
- Women in partnerships - how US and UK laws differ.
Trieschmann, James S.; Leverett Jr., E.J. // Accountancy; Oct82, Vol. 93 Issue 1070, p21
Reports on differences in laws on women in partnerships in Great Britain and in the U.S. Ruling by a U.S. court that general partnerships are exempt from the federal antidiscrimination laws when it comes to admitting staff to the partnership; Ruling in Great Britain that it is unlawful for a...
- THE BUSINESS JUDGMENT RULE: A REVIEW OF ITS APPLICATION TO THE PROBLEM OF ILLEGAL FOREIGN PAYMENTS.
Johnson, Janet // Journal of Corporation Law; Spring81, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p481
Although the business judgment rule has long been recognized as a standard of review for determining the merits of a shareholder's derivative claim made against officers and directors of a corporation, it has only recently been utilized as a method for reviewing a decision not to pursue a...
- Delinquent directors.
Johnson, Janet // Accountancy; Sep91, Vol. 108 Issue 1177, p40
Reports on delinquent directors under the Company Directors Disqualification Act of 1986 in Great Britain.
- COMING TO WORK IN SLOVAKIA?
Fialova, Natalia // Slovak Spectator; 2001 Supplement, Vol. 7, p28
Provides information on how foreign nationals may work legally in Slovakia. Permissions and legal actions to take for a foreign national to work in the country; Details on the process of acquiring legal documents needed in employment; Legal help which is offered by PricewaterhouseCoopers for...
- An oversight by the FSA.
Dixon, Gary // Money Marketing; 7/4/2002, p41
No abstract available.
- Power Over Beauty.
Dixon, Gary // Institute of Public Affairs Review; Sep99, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p23
Reports that Malaysian Chief Minister Nik Aziz Nik Mat has decreed a ban on attractive women for government positions. His explanation on the policy.
- Gov't Probes May Target Robo Bosses.
Berry, Kate // American Banker; 10/20/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 161, p1
The article discusses the possibility that executives at mortgage-servicing firms could be held personally liable by borrowers whose foreclosure proceedings involved the use of flawed mortgage documentation. The U.S. Treasury Department made servicers sign a document attesting to their...
- REVENUE STATEMENTS ON DEPOSIT INTEREST.
Berry, Kate // Accountancy Ireland; Aug2001, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p56
Focuses on the notice of information from the Revenue Commission to set out criteria in the determination of cases for deposit interest income of financial services companies in Northern Ireland. Provision of a general rule in the notice; Exceptions to the rule; Specific rules for managers of...
- Manslaughter bill will protect top managers at offender institutions.
Ahmed, Maria; Jerrom, Clare // Community Care; 3/31/2005, Issue 1566, p8
Reveals that senior managers at young offender institutions in Great Britain will be protected from prosecution even when their failure results in the death of a child, under the draft Corporate Manslaughter Bill. Number of deaths of children in custody; Criticism of Deborah Cole of Inquest...
- PLAY BY THE NEW RULES.
Sullivan, Elisabeth A. // Marketing News; 11/30/2009, Vol. 43 Issue 19, p05
The article provides information about updated marketing regulations. Particular attention is given to the regulations that pertain to creating a marketing campaign. The article received information about regulatory experts at marketing associations and law firms, in addition to the U.S. Federal...
- Panel to Vote on Bill To Seize Exec Pay .
Sullivan, Elisabeth A. // American Banker; 9/17/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 178, p5
Reports that the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled on September 19, 2002 to vote on a bill that would increase the personal financial risk of top executives when their corporations file for bankruptcy protection. Overview of the bill; Opposition of the financial services industry to...
- Tabloid trash.
Smith, Steven L. // Modern Healthcare; 9/13/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 37, p18
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Minn. Hospital CEO Suspended After Vice Arrest" in the September 3, 2010 issue.
- Move to Regulate Managers Begins In the West.
Armbrust, Roger // Back Stage; 02/05/99, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p3
Reports that California legislator Sheila Kuehl is preparing to introduce a bill to regulate personal managers' activities. Objectives of the bill; Comments from Kuehl; Reactions from the Screen Actors Guild.
- D&0s Face Legal Liability If They Fail To Protect Information Assets Of Corporation.
Armbrust, Roger // Insurance Advocate; 8/4/2001, Vol. 112 Issue 30, p40
Provides information on the report `Out of the NOC and Into the Boardroom: Director and Officer Responsibility for Information Security.' Liability of officers and directors on the protection of corporate information systems and data; Ways to protect information assets; Correlation between the...
- THE FIDUCIARY SHIELD DOCTRINE: A RULE OF STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION OR A CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLE?
Carrasquillo, Carlos R. // Journal of Corporation Law; Summer84, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p901
The primary purpose of this article is to analyze the present conflict over the proper application of the fiduciary shield doctrine. The article begins with an overview of the Supreme Court's historical development of the due process clause in terms of determining when a state may...
- Britain's FSA Fines Send Loud and Clear Message.
Baker, Neil // Compliance Week; Jun2010, Vol. 7 Issue 77, p57
The article reports on Great Britain's Financial Services Authority's (FSA) determination to hold individual executives responsible for corporate wrongdoing as shown in its fining and banning of two former employees of the failed bank Northern Rock.
- Indiana Supreme Court Expands Personal Liability for Environmental Violations.
Griggs, E. Sean; Kyle, John // Venulex Legal Summaries; 2002 Q1, p1
The article discusses a ruling by the Indiana Supreme Court involving liability of corporate individuals under the Indiana Environmental Management Act in the case IDEM v. RLG, Inc. The court cited the responsible corporate officer doctrine based on the Indiana Code. With that the court...