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Bad actor disqualification and just how do you know whether a violation is scienter-based?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2013

In a recently issued Compliance & Disclosure Interpretation (Question 260.21), the SEC staff unequivocally stated that "bad actor"


Did the SEC make a mistake? I think not.
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2013

Harvard Law School Professor John C. Coates recently published this post accusing the Securities and Exchange Commission of making policy and


The Arcana of dating stockholder consents
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • 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
  • USA
  • 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
  • USA
  • 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


“Kid, did you ever go to court?”
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2013

In a recently issued Compliance & Disclosure Interpretation (Question 260.21), the SEC staff unequivocally stated that disqualification under Rule


What no curve? 84 of the states (including Delaware and Nevada) fail to pass this test!
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2013

I really enjoyed Organic Chemistry in college (I still have my copy of Morrison & Boyd). The subject, however, is not easy. On one semester final


Where exactly is it written that shareholders aren’t liable for corporate debts?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • 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


California state employee to be paid more than $800,000
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2013

According to this story by Michael D. Morois, the California Public Employees' Retirement System recently doubled bonuses to its staff, paying an


Employer’s lawyer who defended employee at deposition may be liable to the employee for malpractice
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2013

Corporations may have free speech rights (Citizens United v. FEC, 558 U.S. 310 (U.S. 2010)) but they can't talk. Thus, any deposition testimony must