Inside Track with Broc: Larry Cunningham on Warren Buffett's View of Governance & Securities Law (4/8/13)

Lawrence Cunningham is the Henry St. George Tucker III Research Professor at George Washington University

In this podcast, Larry discusses the Third Edition of "The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America" (the first version dates back to 1997 and actually began as a law review conference) as it applies to corporate governance and securities regulation, including:

  • What are some of the venerable principles of corporate governance that reappear in this edition?
  • What's new for Warren concerning corporate governance?
  • Who does Warren think was responsible for the financial crisis and how has responsibility been apportioned?
  • What about compliance and assuring integrity through the ranks?
  • For Warren, what's the toughest battle to fight in terms of compliance?
  • What's the appropriate response when improprieties are found?

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