We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 195

Who opens and closes the polls?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2012

One of the seemingly routine matters at stockholder meetings is the opening and closing of the polls


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


A forum selection clause issue that you may not have heard about until now
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2012

In a forthcoming paper, Professor Joseph A. Grundfest at Stanford Law School examined the incidence of forum selection provisions by chartering and headquarters jurisdictions


The FTB’s “doing business” trap for foreign LLCs with California managers, members or agents
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2013

According to the California Franchise Tax Board, a limited liability company classified as a partnership must do all of the following: File Form


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


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


Would Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. have a stronger case as a flexible purpose corporation?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2013

Steve Hazen alerted me to the fact that California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has filed an amicus brief in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores


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


The Arcana of dating stockholder consents
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2013

Long ago, I had the temerity to write about Delaware’s statutes concerning stockholder consents, Delaware’s Inadequate Protection of Shareholders