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Thomas Fox
Farewell to Chocolate Thunder, Baylor Football and Due Diligence

Daryl Dawkins died yesterday. To anyone who followed the National Basketball League (NBA); Dawkins will always be remembered with the brilliant Stevie Wonder-derived moniker – Chocolate Thunder . I will also remember him for three things. First...

Kevin M. LaCroix
The Great War: A Book List

Last August, in conjunction with the centennial of the start of World War I, I re-read Barbara Tuchman’s classic account of the war’s first days, The Guns of August . Tuchman is a great writer and she tells the story of the war’s first...

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Francis G.X. Pileggi
Delaware Court of Chancery Appoints Custodian to Break Deadlock of Profitable Corporation

In re: Shawe & Elting LLC , C.A. No. 9661-CB (Del. Ch. Aug. 13, 2015) [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ]. There are many important principles of Delaware corporate law addressed in this 104...

Thomas O. Gorman
This Week in Securities Litigation (Week ending August 28, 2015)

The Sixth Circuit last week concluded that Morrison , which held that Section 10(b) does not have extraterritorial reach, is inapplicable to Advisers Act Section 10(b). The DC Circuit, on rehearing, reaffirmed its prior holding that a portion of the Commission’s...

Mike Koehler
Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending August 28

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor The latest edition of the double standard, survey says, when the dust settles, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Double Standard An individual...

Jennifer Hillman
When To Object To Attorney-Fiduciary Commissions

By Jennifer F. Hillman, Esq. In the past, I have written about the additional disclosures necessary when the nominated executor under a will is also the attorney-drafter (or an employee of that attorney). [i] If an attorney-executor fails to comply...