volume 5, issue 5, P899-917 1999
DOI: 10.1017/s135732170000074x
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Mary Arden

Abstract: ABSTRACTCompany directors play a key role in any company and thus in the contribution which business makes to the economy and to society. Reform of company law is being actively debated. This places under the spotlight such questions as should directors' duties be made clearer? Should directors only owe duties to their shareholders? Are directors adequately monitored, for example in corporate activities, pay and political donations? The object of the lecture is to review areas of current debate and identify ar…

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