Conglomerate has an interesting new December 14, 2011 post by Marcia Narine on new ideas about what science says regarding how corporations should be regulated and how employees should be compensated. The ideas are set out in a book and forthcoming article from Professor Lynn Stout.  Excerpts from the blog post are below:

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Alleged failure to manage risks is of course is a hot topic today in the wake of the financial fiasco. The topic was previously explored in this post focused on insightful comments by Delaware Chancellor Leo Strine regarding intra-company conflicts of interest in corporate management. Today, the news is that as a result of the oil

The point of today’s post is to focus attention on issues and topics that arise from relationships between insolvencies and multinationals heavily involved in selling asbestos fibers and/or asbestos-containing products, and their implications for present and future tort claiming and the ability to enforce bankruptcy court injunctions. To illustrate that the topic is well-grounded in

Here is the online image of Munich Re’s recent, comprehensive report on asbestos litigation, Asbestos: Anatomy of a Mass Tort. The 112 page report is authored by Nicholas Roenneberg, and is Order number 302-06142. The report can be downloaded and printed from this page.
The same page, on the right hand side, allows you

Monday’s post (12/26) pointed out a variety of product liability, corporate law and compensation issues in the context of one nation (India) and a small group of apparently independent asbestos-cement companies. The point of today’s post is to illustrate macro level complexities that arise due to the cross-border issues that arise from multinationals, globalization and

I keep falling off the “global” side of things. So, this week, I’ll make a special effort to be more global. This week I’m also going to try to focus more on the wide range of issues regarding “future” claims. By future claims, I mean future tort or business to business claims that possibly, likely

Risk managers and lawyes have to think even more about divergent types of fallout from a corporate problems. The point is illustrated by this great post from Kevin LaCroix at D & O Diary. in the post, he airs various non-obvious liability, risk and D & O issues rising from Siemen’s problems with corporate bribery.