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Secretary of state changes forms and procedures for LLC filings

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 6 2014

Novelty does not mean better. With the change from 2013 to 2014, California repealed, albeit unconstitutionally, the Beverly-Killea Limited Liability

Numera senatum! Broker non-votes and the quorum problem

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 19 2013

In ancient Rome, the Senate could not conduct business unless a quorum was present. A senator wishing to delay action by the Senate could demand a

“Wherever you go, there you are”, but will you be in the proper county?

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 18 2013

The California General Corporation Law makes numerous references to the "proper county". For example, Corporations Code Section 304 empowers the

The Arcana of dating stockholder consents

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 13 2013

Long ago, I had the temerity to write about Delaware’s statutes concerning stockholder consents, Delaware’s Inadequate Protection of Shareholders

Is Delaware’s hegemony over corporate law about to end?

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 12 2013

Ancient Greece was a coherent culture but not a coherent state. It was comprised of a many city states that vied with each other for ἡ&gamma

Would Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. have a stronger case as a flexible purpose corporation?

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2013

Steve Hazen alerted me to the fact that California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has filed an amicus brief in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores

Where exactly is it written that shareholders aren’t liable for corporate debts?

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 8 2013

Recently, UCLA Law School Professor Stephen Bainbridge took notice of Section 6.22(b) of the Model Business Corporation Act and asked what might lead

Can the DBP incorporate by reference a federal form?

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 23 2013

Almost a year ago, the Commissioner of Corporations (now the Commissioner of Business Oversight) proposed to amend the custody rule, 10 CCR

Legislature repeals subversive organization registration law and loosens advance notice requirement for reorganizations

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 19 2013

Just over a year ago, I posted this piece on California's World War II era Subversive Organization Registration Law. A few months later, the Assembly

SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee pushes for oddly named “universal proxy ballots”

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 13 2013

In late July, the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee issued a recommendation that the SEC "explore relaxing the 'bona fide nominee' rule embodied in