Monthly Archives: April 2016

US Bill on Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

Last month, the New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney introduced a legislative proposal aiming to promote gender diversity on US corporate boards. The Gender Diversity in Corporate Leadership Act (H.R. 4718) aims to strengthen diversity disclosure requirements and to increase the … Continue reading

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The exercise of fiduciary powers for mixed purposes: A comment on Eclairs Group Ltd v JKX Oil and Gas plc

Introduction The proper purposes doctrine, also known as fraud on a power, is a cornerstone of the law of legal powers. The donee of a fiduciary power must exercise it only for the purposes for which it was conferred by … Continue reading

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