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Prof. Ronald Colombo Assumes Authorship of Corporate Law Treatise

Ronald J. Colombo, Professor of Law

Beginning with the forthcoming 2017-18 edition, Professor Ronald J. Colombo has assumed authorship of the corporate law treatise Liability of Corporate Officers and Directors, published by Thomson Reuters.

This treatise explains strategies that support executives in the successful performance of their responsibilities. It explains how far management can go in opposing takeover attempts; discusses the duty to maximize price once a company is for sale; reviews the duty of care owed directors and officers stipulated by recent case and statutory law; describes the director’s duty of loyalty and how to handle conflicts of interest; analyzes director committees in dealing with derivative litigation; explores attorney-client privilege in the corporate context; and examines the duties of directors of nonprofit corporations.

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