Davidoff seems very sure that directors are not being held liable often enough. However, it is not clear why he thinks directors should be held liable more often. Upon reflection, I can think of three possible reasons why it might be argued that directors ought to face civil liability more frequently: recompense; retribution; and deterrence. I examine each of these three reasons below and consider whether or not they substantiate the need for directors to face civil liability more frequently.
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