Stakeholder Interests and the Duty of Care
(2017) 35 Company and Securities Law Journal 342
4 Pages Posted: 27 Nov 2018
Date Written: September 30, 2017
The debate surrounding the interaction between directors' duties and stakeholder interests has traditionally centred around the duty to act in good faith in the interests of the company. However, stakeholder interests are becoming increasingly relevant in relation to the duty of care. This was highlighted in a judgment of Edelman J in the Federal Court of Australia.
Keywords: directors' duties; company law; duty of care; ESG; corporate social responsibility; stepping stones
JEL Classification: K10; K2; K22
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