October 26, 2011 - Boston, MA
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Davis Malm attorney William F. Griffin, Jr. recently authored the "Fiduciary Duties of Officers, Directors, and Business Owners" chapter in Advising a Massachusetts Business published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc. The chapter addresses the nature of the fiduciary relationship, specifically outlining the duties and standards of care, loyalty, and disclosure for various types of Massachusetts partnerships and corporations, as well as foreign corporations. Included in the chapter are case laws citing specific examples of the Business Judgment Rule, self-dealing transactions, breach of fiduciary duties, and freeze-outs.
Mr. Griffin is a shareholder at Davis Malm. He has extensive experience with sophisticated business and financial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, venture capital financing, tax-exempt bond financings, tax shelter syndications, equipment lease transactions, state and municipal finance, foreign investment in U.S. real estate, and bank and utility regulation. He also has extensive experience in real estate transactions, including condominiums, subdivisions, mortgages and mortgage foreclosures, commercial leasing, construction and permanent financing, as well as zoning practice, litigation, work-outs and asset recoveries. Mr. Griffin is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School.
About Davis, Malm & D'Agostine, P.C.
Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a premier mid-sized, full-service New England firm. The firm provides sophisticated, cost-effective legal representation to local, national, and international public and private businesses, institutions, and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries. The attorneys at the firm practice at the top level of the profession and deliver successful results to clients through direct partner involvement, responsive client service, and practical and creative problem solving.
The chapter addresses the nature of the fiduciary relationship, specifically outlining the duties and standards of care, loyalty, and disclosure for various types of Massachusetts partnerships and corporations. . .