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A Brief Response Regarding Stakeholder Governance

USA - September 18 2020 The recently published “The Friedman Essay and the True Purpose of the Business Corporation” defends a view of stakeholder governance that reflects...

Marc S. Gerber, Kenton J. King, Peter A. Atkins.

Inside the Courts - An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators

USA - August 25 2020 This quarter’s issue includes summaries and associated court opinions of selected cases principally decided between February and June 2020. Derivative...

Charles F. Smith, Peter B. Morrison, Jason D. Russell, Eben P. Colby, Jack P. DiCanio, Bradley A. Klein, Michael S. Hines, Jay B. Kasner, Noelle M. Reed, David Meister, Paul J. Lockwood, George A. Zimmerman, Scott D. Musoff, James R. Carroll, Robert A. Fumerton, Robert S. Saunders, Jenness E. Parker, Joseph O. Larkin, Susan L. Saltzstein, Alexander C. Drylewski, Virginia Milstead, Matthew R. Kipp, Jennifer C. Voss, Patrick G. Rideout, Cliff C. Gardner, Alisha Q. Nanda, Kenneth P. Held, Marcie Lape.

Stockholders Versus Stakeholders Cutting the Gordian Knot

USA - August 5 2020 Directors of most for-profit U.S. corporations have long considered the corporation’s relationships with customers, employees, suppliers and the...

Marc S. Gerber, Kenton J. King, Peter A. Atkins.

An Alternative Paradigm to ‘On the Purpose of the Corporation’

USA - June 2 2020 Recently a definition of corporate purpose has been proposed and elaborated on in a memorandum captioned “On the Purpose of the Corporation” (the...

Kenton J. King, Peter A. Atkins, Cliff C. Gardner.

Q&A: Directors’ Delaware Law Questions During the Pandemic

USA - May 8 2020 Many boards of directors of Delaware corporations are facing extreme circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the crisis’ general...