Independence of Directors

  • Lutgart Van den Berghe

Abstract

Independent directors are “able to take an objective view of the company’s true interests”. This is therefore important in resolving conflicts of interest. No unanimity exists, however, as to the definition of ‘independence’ with respect to being a shareholder or not.

Keywords

Expense Defend 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lutgart Van den Berghe
    • 1
  1. 1.The Academy of Directors, De Vlerick School of ManagementUSA

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