posted by mark on .
In the video game Corporate Cowboy, your task is to investigate complaints of wrongdoing on the part of corporate directors and officers, decide whether there is a violation of the law, and deal with the wrongdoers accordingly. Jane, a shareholder of Goodly Corporation, alleges that its directors decided to invest heavily in the firm's growth in negligent reliance on its officers' faulty financial reports. This caused Goodly to borrow to meet its obligations, resulting in a drop in its stock price.
Are the directors liable? Why or why not?
Try some of the following links, perhaps "auditing fraud" or something else:
P.S. It is my understanding in advertising, for example, the company must sell at the price in the ad, even if it is an error and they lose money.