Interlocking directorates

Interlocking directorates
  The holding of a significant position in management or a position on the corporate board of a utility while simultaneously holding a comparable position with another utility, or with a firm doing business with the utility.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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