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Francis G.X. Pileggi
Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Ruling on Redemption of Preferred Shares

SV Investment Partners, LLC v. ThoughtWorks, Inc., No. 107, 2011 (Del. Supr., Nov. 15, 2011), read Delaware Supreme Court opinion here . Issue Addressed Whether SV Investments failed to carry its burden of proof that "legally available funds"...

David N. Feldman
Sad Thoughts About Seasoning – Part I

The trailer for the great sequel Jaws 2 (1978) included the fearful tag, "Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water..." There were many times in the last 20 years that those of us in reverse merger land thought it was safe...

The Conference Board
Cyber Security in the Boardroom

Cyber security, and the importance of management and board engagement on the issue, has been generating a lot of discussion lately. Indeed, the spate of security breaches has made it clear that no organization is immune and that, as a society, we must...

Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff
Personal Jurisdiction in the Internet Age

by Andrew M. Gold It appears that the courts are growing more restrictive in permitting personal jurisdiction to be based solely on a defendant's internet based contacts in a forum state. Indeed, it appears that the "effects" of a defendant's...

Margit Livingston
Filling Out Article 9 Financing Statements: Use of Approved Forms

A secured party's failure to use approved forms to provide the names of additional debtors was fatal to its security interests in those debtors' assets. Secured parties who are listing multiple debtors should use the approved forms for providing...

Trent Dykes
M&A Due Diligence: Overview and Objectives (Part 1)

Our colleague Mimi Hunter recently summarized the basic aspects of due diligence in the context of a venture capital investment ( What is due diligence? ). In this series of posts, I will highlight considerations for due diligence in the context of a...