Do Shareholder Suits Make Sense?
The ruling casts a spotlight on the long-standing practice of senior managers using a company's cash to pay settlements for their own misdeeds. BusinessWeek's legal affairs writer Michael Orey discusses this issue and others related to shareholder rights.
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