Director Liability

35 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2006  

Lucian A. Bebchuk

Harvard Law School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Joseph E. Bachelder

Bachelder Law Offices

Roel C. Campos

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Byron S. Georgiou

Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP

Alan G. Hevesi

New York State Office of the State Comptroller

William Lerach

Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP

Robert Mendelsohn

Royal & Sun Alliance

Robert A.G. Monks

Harvard College

Toby Myerson

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

John F. Olson

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Leo E. Strine Jr.

Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware; Harvard Law School; University of Pennsylvania Law School

John C. Wilcox

SODALI

Abstract

This article contains the edited transcript of a forum on personal liability of directors held at Harvard Law School in November 2005. Eleven panelists offer their diverse views and perspectives on this subject. The participants in the panel, which is moderated by Lucian Bebchuk, are: Joseph Bachelder, Roel Campos, Byron Georgiou, Alan Hevesi, William Lerach, Robert Mendelsohn, Robert Monks, Toby Myerson, John Olson, Leo Strine, Jr., and John Wilcox.

Keywords: delaware, journal, corporate, law, transcript, personal liability, directors, Harvard Law, Corporate governance, directors, boards, shareholders, shareholder suits, liability, plaintiffs lawyers, derivative suits, securities litigation, D&O insurance

JEL Classification: K22

Suggested Citation

Bebchuk, Lucian A. and Bachelder, Joseph E. and Campos, Roel C. and Georgiou, Byron S. and Hevesi, Alan G. and Lerach, William and Mendelsohn, Robert and Monks, Robert A.G. and Myerson, Toby and Olson, John F. and Strine, Leo E. and Wilcox, John C., Director Liability. Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 1011-1045, 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=946021

Lucian A. Bebchuk (Contact Author)

Harvard Law School ( email )

Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
617-495-3138 (Phone)
617-812-0554 (Fax)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.harvard.edu/faculty/bebchuk/

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) ( email )

1050 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Joseph E. Bachelder

Bachelder Law Offices ( email )

780 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10017
United States

Roel C. Campos

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

450 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20549-1105
United States

Byron S. Georgiou

Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP

655 West Broadway, Suite 1900
San Diego, CA 92101-3301
United States

Alan G. Hevesi

New York State Office of the State Comptroller

110 State Street
Albany, NY 12236
United States
518-474-4044 (Phone)

William Lerach

Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP

655 West Broadway, Suite 1900
San Diego, CA 92101-3301
United States

Robert Mendelsohn

Royal & Sun Alliance

Level 23
2 Market Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Robert A.G. Monks

Harvard College ( email )

Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Toby Myerson

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP ( email )

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
United States

John F. Olson

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP ( email )

1050 Connecticut Ave.
Washington, DC 20036-5306
United States
202-955-8522 (Phone)

Leo E. Strine Jr.

Government of the State of Delaware - Supreme Court of Delaware ( email )

820 N. French Street
P.O. Box 1997
Wilmington, DE 19801
United States

Harvard Law School ( email )

1563 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

University of Pennsylvania Law School ( email )

3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

John C. Wilcox

SODALI ( email )

9 West 57th Street
26th Floor
New York, NY 10019
United States
212 825 1600 (Phone)

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