August 12, 2004 - Boston, MA
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Davis Malm attorneys William F. Griffin, Jr. and Thomas S. Fitzpatrick participated in a seminar on "Fiduciary Duties of Directors, Officers and Owners of Closely-Held Businesses" for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc.. Mr. Griffin chaired the panel and Mr. Fitzpatrick was a panelist on the seminar that covered such topics as fiduciary duties of directors, officers and owners of Massachusetts business organizations; how the new Massachusetts Business Corporation Act (G.L. Chapter 156D) affects fiduciary duties of officers and directors; special duties of owners of "close corporations" under Donahue and Wilkes cases; how the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 affects closely held companies; how to deal with close corporation problem areas; and litigation of fiduciary duty cases. The seminar was appropriate for attorneys representing privately held businesses and business owners.
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Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a general practice law firm that concentrates on finding solutions for businesses and individuals in corporate, real estate, financing, insolvency and restructuring, employment, environmental regulation, litigation, and trusts and estate planning matters. Clear thinking, tough-mindedness, and a firm commitment to its clients' interests are the touchstones of Davis Malm's practice. The firm is known for its collaborative service, conservative staffing, and alertness to individual client needs.
Mr. Griffin chaired the panel and Mr. Fitzpatrick was a panelist on the seminar. . .