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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


Those who hold themselves apart seem to be getting all the attention
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2014

Who knew that abstentions were so newsworthy? Here are three recent news stories involving abstentions at annual meetings: Warren Buffett Defends


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


County assessors assume a conversion involves a transfer, but are they correct?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2013

When an entity converts into another business form, does a transfer occur? Many California Assessor's offices seem to think so. Therefore, don't be


Legislature repeals subversive organization registration law and loosens advance notice requirement for reorganizations
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

Just over a year ago, I posted this piece on California's World War II era Subversive Organization Registration Law. A few months later, the Assembly


California’s GO-Biz site bedeviled by errors and omissions
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2013

According to the website, the California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was created "to serve as California's single


Officers and the Business Judgment Rule
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

Recently, I came across the following assertion: First, other than the recent aberration of Poggetto v. Switzer , the BJR has never been applied to


When officers must indemnify the corporation
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2013

Much attention is focused on the power of corporations to indemnify corporate officers and other agents. In California, this is addressed by


Delaware court rules Nevada law governs but applies Delaware law
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2014

Although there are many significant differences between the corporate laws of Nevada and Delaware, the Nevada Supreme Court has often looked across


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