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Gantler v. Stephens: Delaware Supreme Court Extends Fiduciary Duties to Corporate Officers -- Important Lessons for Nonprofit Corporations
Posted on 13 May 2010 by Jack B. Siegel

In Gantler 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 corporate officers... Read More

Gabe Shawn Varges Examines Emerging International Indicators for Compliance Function Expectations, Particularly Positioning, Resources, and Authority
Posted on 30 Mar 2010 by Gabe Shawn Varges

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... Read More

Gabe Shawn Varges Examines Emerging International Indicators for Compliance Function Expectations, Particularly Positioning, Resources, and Authority
Posted on 30 Mar 2010 by Gabe Shawn Varges

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... Read More

Drafting Corporate Charters And Bylaws: Top 10 Issues to Consider
Posted on 4 Nov 2010 by Frank Aquila & Melissa Sawyer

Excerpt: 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... Read More

Aquila and Sawyer of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - Speed Reading: Top 10 Issues to Consider When Adopting a Poison Pill Rights Plan
Posted on 21 May 2010 by Frank Aquila & Melissa Sawyer

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... Read More