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Arina Shulga
How to Choose State of Incorporation for Start-Ups: A Comparative Study of Delaware, Nevada and Wyoming legislation. Part III

In this Part III I will focus on the costs of incorporation and annual fees and taxes to determine which state out of three is the least expensive. I will take a look at the privacy laws of the three states, since privacy is a major concern for business...

Arina Shulga
How to Choose State of Incorporation for Start-Ups: A Comparative Study of Delaware, Nevada and Wyoming Legislation. Part II

In this part I am discussing the ability of Delaware, Nevada and Wyoming courts to handle corporate law cases. State Court System Delaware has been praised for its court system.12 Delaware has a separate Court of Chancery, dating back to 1792...

Kevin M. LaCroix
D&O Insurance: First Circuit Takes a Whack at "Bump Up" Claims Coverage

The First Circuit has overturned a lower court's decision holding that Genzyme's D&O insurance policy did not provide coverage for additional amounts paid to claimants who asserted they had not received enough in a share exchange. Though...

Thomas O. Gorman
Issues of Political Timing and PR: The SEC’s IG Reports on Goldman

The SEC's Inspector General found that there is no evidence the filing and settlement of the enforcement action against Goldman Sachs ( here ) was politically timed or that there were leaks to the media. The Report , made available yesterday,...

Doug Cornelius
Rosand Enterprises and Real Estate Fraud

I find looking at fraud cases instructive, seeing common themes, failures and techniques. Since my company is in real estate, real estate fraud catches my eye. Recently the SEC brought a case against Rosand Enterprises and one of its principals, Robert...

Kevin M. LaCroix
D&O Insurers Relieved of Advancing Allen Stanford's Criminal Defense Fees

Stanford Financial's D&O insurers do not have to continue to advance the criminal defense attorneys' fees of R. Allen Stanford and two other former Stanford related individuals, according to an October 13, 2010 ruling by Southern District...