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Liability of Corporate Officers & Directors

William E. Knepper

Liability of Corporate Officers & Directors

1998 Replacement Volumes

by William E. Knepper

  • 55 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Lexis Law Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Directors of corporations,
  • Legal status, laws, etc,
  • Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • United States,
  • Law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10486260M
    ISBN 100327162538
    ISBN 109780327162537

    Directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance protects the personal assets of corporate directors and officers, and their spouses, in the event they are personally sued by employees, vendors, competitors, investors, customers, or other parties, for actual or alleged wrongful acts in managing a company. Directors' & Officers' Liability & Corporate Governance. A company’s directors and officers – once considered above the fray when it came to corporate responsibility – are increasingly on the hot seat by those who closely scrutinize every management decision and action they take.

    With liability often looming just over the horizon, corporate directors and officers rely on liability insurance and indemnification for peace of mind. Finally, there is a book that spells out in detail how these protections really work—and how they differ. What a corporate records book is and why it is important to maintain records, along with tips on what to include, and more. to show that the corporation is a separate entity and to maintain the corporate shield from liability. Responsibilities of Corporate Board Officers.

    When directors or officers have treated a corporation as their “alter ego”, rather than as a separate corporate entity, and allowed a corporation to be upheld such that directors and officers would avoid personal liability for the corporation’s debts would be a fraud and unjust. "However, ' [a] corporate officer who participates in the commission of a tort may be held individually liable, regardless of whether the officer acted on behalf of the corporation in the course of official duties and regardless of whether the corporate veil is pierced '" (Rajeev Sindhwani, M.D., PLLC v Coe Bus. Serv., Inc., 52 AD3d ,


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Bailey William E. Knepper. Decisions made by officers and directors of corporations typically have not subjected these individuals to personal liability. Even if an officer or director makes what turns out to be a bad business decision, the law does not render the person liable unless that decision violates a.

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