Weinstein Scandal Triggers Questions of Corporate Liability and Even Complicity – Variety

VEA vice chair Nell Minow is quoted in an article about potential liability at The Weinstein Company.

Nell Minow, a longtime corporate governance expert, said the reports of the settlements, and what executives at Fox and Weinstein Co. knew about them, also raise questions of accounting. Earlier this year, there were reports that federal prosecutors were investigating how settlement payments involving claims against Fox News chieftain Roger Ailes were disclosed. Ailes departed last year, and died in May.“I’d point out that both of these companies are in essence controlled by dynamic founders, which makes independent oversight much less likely,” Minow said.

Source: Weinstein Scandal Triggers Questions of Corporate Liability and Even Complicity – Variety

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