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When is a gift a sale?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2013

According to Black's Law Dictionary, a "gift" is a "voluntary transfer of property to another made gratuitously and without consideration". Thus, it


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


What doth the alter ego doctrine require of thee, but to “do justice”?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

Yesterday's post briefly discussed the internal affairs doctrine and alter ego claims. Professor Stephen Bainbridge responded with this post which


Directors may be invested with super powers in Nevada but not California
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2013

Sometimes investors would like to endow one or more directors with greater voting powers. This is possible with a Nevada corporation by virtue of NRS


Supreme Court holds California’s survival statute inapplicable to Delaware corporation
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2013

Section 278 of the Delaware General Corporation in effect limits suits against dissolved corporations to a period of three years from dissolution. In


Future filing date or future effective date?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

In general, the date of filing an instrument under the General Corporation Law is the date on which it is received by the Secretary of State's office


Secretary of state changes forms and procedures for LLC filings
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2014

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 With the change from 2013 to 2014, California repealed, albeit unconstitutionally, the Beverly-Killea Limited Liability


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


Is an immoral contract unlawful?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

Last week, I wrote about a proposal by the Nevada Secretary of State to ban the establishment of a corporation for an "illicit purpose". Currently