Above the law

The idea that anyone can be above the law naturally offends our sense of justice.

This is why we can’t readily find a law that reads “This law applies to everyone in the country except for [insert name].”

Likewise, we are unlikely to find a corporate policy where the applicability section specifically excludes directors and officers.

If anything, laws and policies tend to impose a higher standard on leadership.

So why are they the ones most often tempted to claim a lesser burden?

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