timeline of events of surrounding Mr. Sokol’s resignation,

•    This paper comprises three percent of your raw course grade.
Description and questions
In March 2011, David L. Sokol resigned from Berkshire-Hathaway.
Describe the circumstances under which Mr. Sokol resigned. First, present the facts, by addressing the following questions:
•    Who were the key players? Describe their public reputations before Mr. Sokol resigned.
•    Describe the timeline of events of surrounding Mr. Sokol’s resignation, both chronologically and in terms of when information revealed publicly.
•    Describe Berkshire-Hathaway’s unofficial ethics policy.
After compiling the facts, consider the counterfactual – what could have happened but didn’t. Address the following questions:
•    Explain why Mr. Sokol’s actions did or did not violate Berkshire-Hathaway’s unofficial ethics policy.
•    Define a generic standard for what would have been “the right thing to do.” This standard is your opinion. For example, you might state, “I believe the company should have required its officers to do the following: …”
•    Explain what behavior by Mr. Sokol and other key players either fell short of or met your standard.
•    If these individuals’ behavior fell short of your standard, conjecture what they could have done differently that would have satisfied your standard. If these individuals’ behavior met your standard, conjecture what they could have done differently that would have fallen short of you