The D&O Diary

The D&O Diary

A PERIODIC JOURNAL CONTAINING ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM THE WORLD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS LIABILITY, WITH OCCASIONAL COMMENTARY

Tag Archives: WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks Disclosures Reveal RBS Chairman’s Admission of ‘”Failure of Fiduciary Responsibilities”

Posted in International D & O
In a prior post, I speculated how WikiLeaks-style disclosures might fuel claims against corporate officials, to the extent that the previously nonpublic information conflicted with public statements. The latest round of WikiLeaks disclosures includes revelations that provide a more specific example of this type of process at work.   The latest revelations are in the … Continue Reading

Thoughts About WikiLeaks and Executive Liability

Posted in Corporate Governance
Though it quickly recovered, Bank of America’s share price declined earlier this week on speculation that the company is the bank whose internal documents WikiLeaks intends to post on the Internet at some future date. According to news reports, the WikiLeaks  founder Julian Assange has asserted that he has five gigabytes of Bank of America documents, which … Continue Reading