v. Stephens, Delaware Supreme Court clarified the law, making clear that
corporate officers are subject to the same fiduciary duties as directors. Jack
Siegel's analysis of this decision provides best practices and lessons
Global trends on risk management help foreshadow what may come to be expected of compliance functions in an increasing number of jurisdictions, particularly in respect of positioning, resources, and authority. Gabe Shawn Varges, Head of Governance at...
By John Berringer and Jill Averett, Reed Smith, LLP
On March 15, 2010, the Fifth Circuit affirmed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, PENDERGEST-HOLT V. CERTAIN UNDERWRITERS’ AT LLOYD’S OF LONDON...
Corporate charters and bylaws serve many important functions with practical applications to corporate governance and M&A transactions. Among other things, (1) they establish procedural guidelines for corporate governance (stockholder meetings...
Rights plans are one of the most effective takeover defenses, despite the decrease in use over the past decade. This article focuses on ten key issues that any board should consider when making a decision relating to a rights plan.
The authors write...