Examining conflicts of interest between management and shareholders is critical when choosing companies that are worthy of your investment. Arpit Ranka examines these conflicts of interest. He discusses liquidation, expansion, buybacks, compensation, and the role of directors.
You can often find some information about conflicts of interest in proxy statements, and I recommend that you read the proxy statement of any company that you currently own or are considering purchasing.
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