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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


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


LLC has no First Amendment right to send its lawyer to board meetings
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2013

Usually when someone invokes her right to counsel, she usually has in mind the Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution (or perhaps Article I, §


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


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


Is Delaware’s hegemony over corporate law about to end?
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2013

Ancient Greece was a coherent culture but not a coherent state. It was comprised of a many city states that vied with each other for ἡ&gamma


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


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


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