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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


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


LLC has no First Amendment right to send its lawyer to board meetings
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2013

Usually when someone invokes her right to counsel, she usually has in mind the Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution (or perhaps Article I, §


Conversion is not so easy, and so smooth a thing . . .
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2013

Entity conversions are a relatively new phenomena. The legislature first provided for conversion in 1999 when it enacted AB 197 (Ackerman), which


I’ve been thinking about conversion, but I haven’t decided to convert
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2013

Conversion can be a sensitive subject for some. In California, corporate conversions are a relatively new phenomenon, having made their first appearance


California’s new corporate forms and the winner is . . .
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

Recently, Marc Lifsher wrote this story for the Los Angeles Times regarding California’s new “Benefit Corporation Law”


Corporate ownership disclosure again in the crosshairs
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2011

Nevada Secretary of State Announces Task Force Last month, Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller announced the formation of a task force to investigate registered Nevada business entities that are suspected of being involved in illegal activities including tax evasion, money laundering, securities violations, and the marketing of shell or shelf companies for fraudulent andor deceptive purposes


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