SEC Ends Investigation of Buffett’s Former Top Aide
The SEC has finished its investigation of Warren Buffett’s former possible successor, David Sokol, regarding possible insider trading, and has decided not to take action.
Buffett Cancer Diagnosis Has Analysts, Investors Scrambling
The topic most raised was that of Buffett’s successor.
Succession Fears: Working Past the Cult of Personality
Current events in the news illustrate the difficulty of effective succession planning.
Buffett, Munger Talk Sokol, Succession, Bankers at Berkshire Meeting
Buffett termed the situation surrounding David Sokol and the acquisition of Lubrizol "inexplicable and inexcusable," and Munger said the involvement of investment bankers in helping to hide the gravity of Greece’s debt situation was “perfectly disgusting.”
Warren Buffett, Sokol and Lubrizol: The Ethics
Executives in an Argyle Executive Forum poll say "Sokol’s personal purchases of Lubrizol stock in the months prior to Berkshire Hathaway’s acquisition of the company were unethical."
Buffett Heir Sokol’s Resignation: What’s Next for Berkshire Hathaway?
Heir-apparent’s departure in wake of Lubrizol acquisition catches Buffett by surprise and causes drop in Berkshire shares.
Buffett’s Berkshire Succession List Topped by Four: Vanity Fair
According to a story in the new issue of Vanity Fair, the succession list of candidates to replace Warren Buffett at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway as CEO has four names at the top that are getting a lot of talk.