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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


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


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


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


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


California requires many foreign corporations to send annual financial statements to shareholders
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2013

California is a net exporter of corporate charters, but it remains home to many corporations. As a result, the California Corporations Code has a


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


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