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Pennsylvania Courts Offer Guidelines For Executive Sessions Under The Sunshine Act
Public boards in Pennsylvania are permitted under the Sunshine Act to hold executive sessions, but the statute is silent on how specific a board's announcement must be to justify closing a meeting to the public.
United States
3 Oct 2016
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WorkWise: Board Service – Are You Ready?
Stephanie Resnick was quoted in the Knoxville News Sentinel article, "WorkWise: Board Service – Are You Ready?"
United States
6 Sep 2016
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Caremark Claims Dismissed By Chancery – Bad Faith Not Adequately Pled
Vice Chancellor Montgomery-Reeves dismissed Caremark claims brought against certain directors ("Directors") of Qualcomm...
United States
25 Aug 2016
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Lantern Theater Company Announces New Board, Executive Leadership
Gregory J. Kleiber was featured in the Philadelphia Broadway World article, "Lantern Theater Company Announces New Board, Executive Leadership."
United States
20 Jul 2016
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Who Ya Gonna Call? Initially, Not The Regulator
Christopher J. Pippett was featured in the CU today article, "Who Ya Gonna Call? Initially, Not The Regulator."
United States
13 Jul 2016
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Internal Fraud Cases Demonstrate Many Boards Not Doing Their Jobs
Christopher J. Pippett was featured in the CU today article, "Internal Fraud Cases Demonstrate Many Boards Not Doing Their Jobs."
United States
13 Jul 2016
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Special Litigation Committee Must Be Comprised Of Board Members
Both the Corporate LLC and the Manager-Managed LLC are engaged in the real estate management business, "jointly manag[ing] over $1 billion in real estate assets."
United States
1 Jul 2016
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New Board Of Directors Allowed To Review Derivative Complaint
The recent decision of Park Employees and Retirement Board Employees' Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago v. Smith, C.A. No. 11000-VCG presents an interesting question...
United States
8 Jun 2016
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Board Members Lead Corporate Reluctance To Boost Capital Expenditures
Bret A. Puls was featured in the Chief Executive article, "Board Members Lead Corporate Reluctance to Boost Capital Expenditures."
United States
18 May 2016
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10 Most Common Bylaw Problems Facing Nonprofit Organizations (Part II)
Last week, we discussed the notice period for special board meetings, the proper power of executive committees and the differences between officers of the board and officers of the corporation.
United States
13 May 2016
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10 Most Common Bylaw Problems Facing Nonprofit Organizations (Part I)
Over the years, we have seen and reviewed numerous sets of nonprofit organization bylaws.
United States
12 May 2016
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TripAdvisor, Inc. Derivative Action Dismissed
In the recent decision of Friedman v. Maffei, C.A. No. 11105-VCMR (Del. Ch. Apr. 13, 2016), Vice Chancellor Montgomery-Reeves granted dismissal of a derivative complaint filed on behalf of TripAdvisor, Inc.
United States
9 May 2016
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Memo From Justice Department Puts Corporate Directors On Notice
A U.S. Justice Department memo calling for investigations of corporate malfeasance to put a greater emphasis on the conduct of individual board members raises broad and difficult questions.
United States
2 Mar 2016
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Motion To Dismiss Section 205 Action Denied
Under Sections 204 and 205 actions of the DGCL, Delaware corporations may petition the Court of Chancery to ratify otherwise defective corporate actions.
United States
1 Feb 2016
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Unocal Applied To Bylaw Amendments, Not To Agreement With Activist Shareholder
In the recent decision of In re Ebix, Inc. S'holder Litig., Consol. C.A. No. 8526-VCN (Del. Ch. Jan. 15, 2016), the Court of Chancery examined certain board actions claimed to be entrenching and subject to Unocal review.
United States
1 Feb 2016
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The Boardroom
Lauren P. McKenna was featured in the Philly.com article, "The Boardroom." Full text can be found in the January 18, 2016, issue, but a synopsis is below.
United States
1 Feb 2016
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Chancery Denies Expedition of Discovery In Shareholder Litigation Action
The Court of Chancery has discretion to expedite a proceeding if the circumstances so warrant. The Court recently ruled on a request for expedition in the case of In re The Williams Companies, Inc. Stockholder Litigation.
United States
25 Jan 2016
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Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Chancery's Denial Of Books And Records Demand – Credible Basis For Misconduct Not Established
Often times, parties move to seek inspection of books and records under Section 220 in order to support a claim against management for corporate misconduct.
United States
25 Jan 2016
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Court Grants Dismissal With Prejudice As To Named Derivative Plaintiff
Under Court of Chancery Rule 15(aaa), in response to a motion to dismiss filed under Chancery Rule 12(b)(6) or 23.1, a plaintiff may file an amended complaint without leave in lieu of filing an answering brief.
United States
25 Jan 2016
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As Department Of Justice Takes Aim At Board Members, How Can Companies And Their Insurers Mitigate Risks?
In recent years, companies in a variety of industries have reported an increase in the number of potential directors who are declining invitations to join their corporate boards.
United States
20 Jan 2016
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