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Business Roundtable releases 2012 Principles of Corporate Governance

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 21 2012

The Business Roundtable, an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies and an advocate of the best practices in corporate governance, released a 2012 version of its Principles of Corporate Governance

Delaware legislature reacts to Schoon v. Troy

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2009

The Delaware legislature has enacted a number of amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law ("DGCL") relating to the governance of Delaware corporations

The evolving role of the corporate secretary

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2011

For most outside of the governance arena, the corporate secretary is viewed simply as the designated minute taker for the corporate board

Providing direction and oversight in 2009: nonprofit governance in wake of the economic crisis

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2009

Today, nonprofit corporations are saddled with a changing governance environment that brings with it a need to examine current board practices and consider new ones

Ohio's new "business courts"

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2009

On January 2, 2009, Ohio officially launched its specialized commercial docket

The business judgment rule is safe: chancery court clears directors from alleged lack of oversight

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2009

While Washington and the media continue to criticize and analyze the make-up of the boards of those corporations at the heart of the financial crisis and the apparent lack of oversight, the Delaware Chancery Court has taken a step in the other direction

Directors spared - Delaware Supreme Court overturns Chancery Court decision in Lyondell

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 30 2009

The Supreme Court of Delaware announced its much anticipated decision in Lyondell Chemical Company v. Ryan, C.A. 3176 (Del. Mar. 25, 2009) concerning whether the independent directors of a target company’s board were entitled to summary judgment on claims that they failed to act in good faith in conducting the sale of their company

The Supreme Court to determine the constitutionality of public company accounting oversight board created by SOX

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2009

The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to rule on the constitutionality of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act passed in 2002 to create a new government agency to regulate firms that audit the books of publicly traded companies

First step in any board succession plan board evaluation

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2009

The days of relying on traditional approaches to board succession planning are over

Board succession planning should begin today

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2009

Succession is critical to the life of any organization, and as such, one of a boards’ most important responsibilities is succession of both management and the board