Last December, I briefly discussed whether a forum selection bylaw with respect to officers and directors would pass muster as a contractual choice
Last Friday, the jury in FDIC v. Van Dellem (C.D. Cal. Case No. CV 10-4915 DSF (SHx)) returned a verdict totalling nearly $169 million against three former officers of the home builder division of IndyMac Bank, F.S.B.
California’s Contractors’ State License Law, Business & Professions Code Section 7000 et seq., requires contractors to be licensed unless they are exempt from licensure.
In yesterday’s post, I considered the fundamental question of why indemnification provisions are included in articles of incorporation.
Nancy Wojtas at Cooley LLP alerted me to an interesting ruling case decided last week by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Gardner v. Major Auto. Cos., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118191 (E.D. N.Y. Aug. 21, 2012).
In 2002, the Legislature enacted AB 55 creating the victims of corporate fraud fund.
Last December, I wrote about U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel’s decision in Johnson v. Myers, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 112897 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 30, 2011).
No one puts a choice of law provision at the beginning of a contract.
To say that the Delaware courts and bar are very fond of the internal affairs doctrine is about as controversial as wearing white before Labor Day.
The geographic reach of California’s statutes continues to be tested in the courts.