• (a) A director shall discharge all duties as a director, including duties as a member of a committee:

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 48-18-301

      • board of directors: means the governing board of a corporation, whether denominated the board of directors or otherwise, except that no person or group of persons is the board of directors because of powers delegated to that person or group pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 48-51-201
      • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
      • Member: means a person reflected in the required records of an LLC as the owner of some governance rights of a membership interest of the LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
      • Person: includes individual and entity. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
      • Subsidiary: means a corporation more than fifty percent (50%) of whose outstanding voting shares are owned by its parent and/or the parent's other wholly-owned subsidiaries. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201

      (1) In good faith;

    • (2) With the care an ordinarily prudent person in a like position would exercise under similar circumstances; and

    • (3) In a manner the director reasonably believes to be in the best interests of the corporation.

  • (b) In discharging such duties, a director is entitled to rely on information, opinions, reports, or statements, including financial statements and other financial data, if prepared or presented by:

    • (1) One (1) or more officers or employees of the corporation (or a subsidiary of the corporation) whom the director reasonably believes to be reliable and competent in the matters presented;

    • (2) Legal counsel, public accountants, or other persons as to matters the director reasonably believes are within the person’s professional or expert competence; or

    • (3) A committee of the board of directors of which the director is not a member, if the director reasonably believes the committee merits confidence.

  • (c) A director is not acting in good faith if the director has knowledge concerning the matter in question that makes reliance otherwise permitted by subsection (b) unwarranted.

  • (d) A director is not liable for any action taken as a director, or any failure to take any action, if the director performed the duties of the office in compliance with this section.