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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


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


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


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


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


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


Nevada legislature considers bill to authorize forum selection charter provisions
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2013

Late last month, the Nevada Committee on Judiciary introduced a bill that would, among numerous other things, authorize forum selection provisions in


But wait, California may require even more in annual reports to shareholders
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2013

Yesterday's blog discussed California's requirement that many domestic and foreign corporations send financial statements to their shareholders. If a


Alter ego and the internal affairs doctrine
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

The internal affairs doctrine is a conflict of laws principle that recognizes that only one state should have the authority to regulate a