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Nevada legislature may prohibit the establishment of corporations for “illicit purposes”
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

Nevada's legislature meets in Regular Session every other year for 12o consecutive calendar days. Nev. Const. Art. II, 4 and NRS 218A.078


Is the chairman of the board a corporate officer?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2012

One of the principal distinctions between corporate officers and directors is that officers have the authority of autonomous action as corporate agents while directors must act collectively


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


CA court concludes Form 8-K filing is not an “official proceeding” why it matters
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

Companies subject to the reporting requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act are required to file a Current Report on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission within four business days of the retirement, resignation or termination of specified executives


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


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


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


Can officers contract for the business judgment rule?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2012

Yesterday, I wrote about a recent memorandum opinion by U.S. District Court Judge Dale S. Fischer that led to a jury verdict awarding nearly $169 million in damages against three former corporate officers


CalPERS agrees that it will not enforce conflict of interest policy
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2012

As discussed in this post, I had petitioned the Office of Administrative Law for a determination that the Statement of Investment Policy for External Investment Resource Conflict of Interest adopted by the California Public Employees’ Retirement System constituted an illegal “underground” regulation