Case Study: Helping Corporate Board Members Stay Diligent (Post Enron)
The attorney featured in the following hypothetical faces serious ethical dilemmas. This hypothetical is unique because it involves an attorney Board Member facing ethical problems within a large business organization, as opposed to a one-on-one attorney-client situation. Here, the attorney Board Member, has a significant financial stake in the outcome. Certain issues will be delved into and analyzed according to customarily accepted Ethical standards for Board Members. Later on, this article is supplemented by federal and state case law. Supplemental cases were specifically chosen to emphasize and relay certain key principles of black letter law. Also, this article offers Board Members some reasonable alternatives to follow in order to follow due diligence.
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