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Kalisman v. Friedman a California analysis
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

A few months ago, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster issued an interesting decision involving director inspection rights and the attorney-client


Don’t bank on being able to use “bank” in your corporate name
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2013

"Bank" is a good example of a homonym (same spelling and pronunciation but different meaning), a homograph (same spelling but different meaning) and


Accountant’s defamatory report to audit committee held to be absolutely privileged
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

Once upon a time, an independent accounting firm learned from a law enforcement source that its publicly traded client and two of its directors had


“If there be nothing new, but that which is hath been before . . .”
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2013

The California General Corporation Law has imposes a single qualification to serve as a director - the person must be a "natural person". Cal. Corp


Bitcoin and the corporations code
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

I've been seeing an increasing number of references to Bitcoin and other forms of virtual or crypto currencies in the news. For example, Jeffrey


“Wherever you go, there you are”, but will you be in the proper county?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2013

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


Motions to adjourn do they end or continue a meeting?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

I've previously remarked on the different usages attached to the word "adjourn". Often a meeting will end with a motion to adjourn. Sometimes, a


Bill aims to make foreign nonqualified LLC contracts voidable
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2013

As discussed in prior posts, "transacting intrastate business" is not the same as "doing business". See You may Be Doing Business in California Even


Numera senatum! Broker non-votes and the quorum problem
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • 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


But wait, California may require even more in annual reports to shareholders
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

Yesterday's blog discussed California's requirement that many domestic and foreign corporations send financial statements to their shareholders. If a