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Diversity on corporate boards: a tortuous path

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“Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” — Stephen R. Covey “Diversity” in business means variance in gender, race, ethnicity, age, disability and experience. Few goals are more discussed, and yet so unachieved, as diversity on corporate boards of directors. ...

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Corporate insulation and piercing the veil

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“Virtue has a veil, vice a mask.” — Victor Hugo Corporations insulate shareholders from liability for entity debts and obligations. That is the historical reason for the corporate form. Insulation is a vital element of a robust commercial system, permitting ...

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Fiduciary confusion: states, entities and illogic

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This column examines the confusion in understanding fiduciary obligations of owners and managers of certain types of entities in different states, specifically Massachusetts and Delaware. Recognizing the different state judicial histories, and that law requires applying general principles to varied ...

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