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Warren Buffet, Berkshire Hathaway and the End of Armageddon-Some Lessons Learned
Posted on 3 May 2011 by Thomas Fox

We have previously written about the importance of getting your investigation right before publicly announcing the results. In other words, do not allow your CEO, as Renault did, to go on national television and decree that three (former) executives... Read More

Buffet, Sokol and Reporting to the SEC
Posted on 5 May 2011 by Thomas Fox

In the post on Tuesday we wrote and discussed several points about Warren Buffet, Berkshire Hathaway and David Sokol. One of the issues was disclosure to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of any possible securities violations. Another issue... Read More

A Closer Look at Buffett's Letter to Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders of Warren Buffett, the company's Chairman, is anticipated every year as much (or arguably more) for its commentary on the financial world and the economy as it is for its discussion of the company's... Read More

McKenna Covers The Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
Posted on 4 May 2011 by Francine McKenna

There are many ways journalists, investors, and Warren Buffett himself refer to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting, held in Omaha, Nebraska. These short-cuts and sobriquets add a larger-than-life aspect to what is typically, for almost any other... Read More

Delaware Corporate Law and the New Litigation Against Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, et al.
Posted on 21 Apr 2011 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

Kirby v. Sokol, et al., Del. Ch. No. 6392, is the caption of a lawsuit filed earlier this week in the Delaware Court of Chancery which arises out of the recent resignation of the heir apparent to the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, based on widely... Read More

Berkshire Report on Sokol Trades
Posted on 28 Apr 2011 by Brian JM Quinn

These are not good facts for Sokol. From the Berkshire board's report on Sokol's trading : Mr. Buffett was initially unimpressed with Lubrizol as apotential acquisition, but told Mr. Sokol to let him know what he learned at the meeting.... Read More

New Development in the Berkshire-Hathaway/Sokol Matter
Posted on 28 Apr 2011 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

We previously wrote here about a recent complaint filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery in connection with allegations that David Sokol, a member of Warren Buffett's inner circle at Berkshire Hathaway, profitted personally from what might be... Read More

Slippery People: Corporate Governance at Berkshire Hathaway
Posted on 25 Apr 2011 by Francine McKenna

Warren Buffet announced the sudden resignation of his heir apparent, David Sokol, on March 30, 2011. Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, fundamental style value investors, law professors , and the business media have been talking about it ever since.... Read More

Warren Buffet, Berkshire Hathaway and the End of Armageddon-Some Lessons Learned
Posted on 3 May 2011 by Thomas Fox

We have previously written about the importance of getting your investigation right before publicly announcing the results. In other words, do not allow your CEO, as Renault did, to go on national television and decree that three (former) executives had... Read More

The Berkshire Hathaway Corporate Governance Performance
Posted on 2 Sep 2011 by Francine McKenna

Warren Buffet carefully cultivates a CEO-savant persona. Most media enable him. His latest stunt, ostensibly meant to save Bank of America while closing a savvy deal for Berkshire Hathaway, garnered laudatory headlines. Bank of America spun Buffett's... Read More

LexisNexis Corporate and Commercial Insights: Francis Pileggi Discusses the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Derivative Action and the Taiwan’s Increasing Interest in Delaware Corporate Law
Posted on 10 May 2011 by Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff

On this episode of the LexisNexis Corporate & Commercial Insights, Steve Berstler speaks to Francis G.X. Pileggi, Member-in-Charge, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, Wilmington, DE, about the shareholder derivative action against Warren Buffett... Read More

Book Review: “Berkshire Beyond Buffett”
Posted on 9 Oct 2014 by Kevin M. LaCroix

What Warren Buffett has accomplished at the head of Berkshire Hathaway is nothing short of astonishing. Not only has he built a massive company, but he has done it while maintaining an unparalleled reputation for business integrity. The man is an American... Read More