The Role of Directors and Officers in a Corporation

The role of directors and officers in a corporation depends on the company. A board of directors is a body of elected or appointed members who jointly oversee the activities of a company. The role of directors in a company are outlined in the corporate by-laws, and their main responsibility is to act on behalf of shareholders. Scroll down to learn more about the role of directors in a corporation.

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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