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Author: Cindy Schipani

Accountability (or Lack Thereof) of Corporate Officers and Directors

Accountability (or Lack Thereof) of Corporate Officers and Directors

The following piece is a part of NULR of Note’s “Bring Back The ‘90s” initiative, aimed at exploring the evolution of legal thinking over the past three decades. For more, click here. In assessing the liability of corporate actors, courts have fairly consistently resolved contests of doctrine in favor of corporate law principles as opposed to tort law principles.  Corporate law traditionally protects officers and directors from personal liability for tortious acts committed in their corporate roles unless they actively…

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