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Before this corporation was formed, this contract knew it
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

In Section 4.13 of Bishop & Zucker on Nevada Corporations and Limited Liability Companies, we discuss who may be liable on pre-incorporation


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


SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee pushes for oddly named “universal proxy ballots”
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

In late July, the SEC's Investor Advisory Committee issued a recommendation that the SEC "explore relaxing the 'bona fide nominee' rule embodied in


If you’re relying on the signature of two officers, you may want to think again
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

It is widely assumed that if a contract, note or other instrument is signed by a corporation's president and its secretary, it will not be


No directors, no officers, no employees and no agents now what?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

Occasionally, a corporation may find itself with no directors and no management. Yet, the corporation does not cease to exist. One might wonder what


An exemption for foreign subsidiary formation
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2013

The formation of a subsidiary under the laws of a foreign country may not seem to implicate the California Corporate Securities Law. Yet, an offer


Legislature acts to forestall business filings Götterdämmerung
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

Anyone who has submitted a business filing to the California Secretary of State's office know that a serious problem exists. At present, the


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


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