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Email Notice Without Consent Is Not Notice

The California General Corporation Law unequivocally authorizes the giving of notice of stockholder meetings by electronic transmission.  Section 601(b) provides “Notice of a shareholders’ meeting or any report shall be given personally, by electronic transmission by the corporation . 489 more words

Corporate Law

Have a Heart

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, which illuminated the gross amorality of the humans behind the world’s largest financial institutions, much of the 2012 presidential campaign rhetoric focused on corporate personhood, or the doctrine, which declares that corporations are to be recognized as people in the eyes of the law. 735 more words

Corporation Section of Delaware bar approves amendments re fee shifting and forum selection, substantially as proposed, and some other stuff

by Cydney Posner

The Corporation Law Section of the Delaware Bar has approved, substantially as proposed, the amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law  proposed by the Delaware Bar’s Corporation Law Council regarding fee-shifting and forum selection provisions in Delaware governing documents. 602 more words

Corporate Governance

Hello Barbie - Innovative or Just Creepy?

Mattel has struggled to stay relevant in a world dominated by “digital play.” As children trade in more conventional toys like Hot Wheels and dolls for iPads and iPhones, Mattel has fought to maintain interest.  261 more words

What are Dividends and when they’re issued?

Defining the Dividend

Dividends are payments made by companies to their stockholders in order to share a portion of the profits from a particular quarter or year. 480 more words

Companies Act

Yoox Merger Important For Italy

This morning, Yoox Group of Italy announced that it was merging with its French rival Net-a-Porter.  The pair are rival luxury e-commerce websites that combined for $1.4 Billion in revenue last year.  343 more words

Fried Frank discusses Proposed Appraisal Statute Amendments, Which Would Permit Companies to Reduce Their Interest Cost

Proposed amendments to the Delaware appraisal statute announced recently are expected to be adopted by the Delaware Legislature. The stated purpose of the amendments is to reduce the recent rise in the volume of appraisal petitions. 3,201 more words

Corporate Governance