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Upcoming webinar explores why Nevada is not the “Delaware of the West”

August 23, 2021 (1 min read)

Nevada and Delaware are among the most popular jurisdictions for businesses choosing to form entities outside their home state. In an upcoming complimentary webinar, * Nevada attorneys Albert Z. Kovacs, Ellen L. Schulhofer and Maximilien D. Fetaz from Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP will highlight meaningful differences between business entity law in the two states and explore some of the distinctive aspects of Nevada’s corporate and LLC laws, including certain fundamental provisions of Nevada Revised Statutes Chapters 78, 86, and 92A, as well as relevant Nevada cases. 

Discussion topics

  • Fiduciary duties of directors and officers and the Business Judgment Rule
  • Takeover and change-of-control considerations
  • Liability of directors and officers
  • Nevada distinctions regarding mergers, including intermediate-form mergers and appraisal and dissenter’s rights
  • Stockholder inspection rights
  • Corporate litigation in Nevada and the business court
  • Nevada’s “Acquisition of Controlling Interest” and “Combinations with Interested Stockholders” statutes
  • Ratification of defective corporate acts
  • Fiduciary duties in the LLC context
  • Recently enacted and proposed amendments to Nevada’s corporate and LLC statutes

About the presenters

Albert Kovacs, Ellen Schulhofer, and Maximilien Fetaz are shareholders at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP. Mr. Kovacs and Ms. Schulhofer have worked for many years with the State Bar of Nevada to help shape and draft business entity law. They are the legal advisors to CSC’s Nevada Laws Governing Business Entities Annotated.

Event information

  • Date: Thursday September 9, 2021
  • Time: 11 A.M. ET/10 A.M. CT
  • Presented by: CSC, LexisNexis, CSC, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP

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*CLE is approved or in the process of approval for 60 minutes of CLE credit. The type of credit allowed will be determined by the state governing MCLE Board. To verify the approval status of a jurisdiction, email