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Because Non-Conformity is What I Do Best

It’s been a while since I wrote something, because my life has been a whirlwind of transitions. LVC ended, I moved back home, went on vacation, and then moved to Milwaukee all over the course of 3 weeks. 986 more words

2015

The Private Ordering Solution to Multiforum Shareholder Litigation

Multiforum shareholder litigation has increased sharply in recent years. In our working paper, The Private Ordering Solution to Multiforum Shareholder Litigation, we empirically analyze what has quickly proven to be the most popular and robust response to this trend: exclusive forum provisions in corporate charters and bylaws. 696 more words

Securities Regulation

Nominate Our Blog for the ABA 100

To the friends of the CLS Blue Sky Blog: The ABA journal is conducting a poll to identify the top 100 legal blogs.  We would be honored by your nomination.  110 more words

Securities Regulation

Adjudicating Corporate Auctions

When a board of directors resolves to sell the corporation, it must structure the sale so as to obtain the highest price reasonably available. In the landmark case… 884 more words

Corporate Governance

Gibson Dunn discusses Delaware Supreme Court Ruling Interpreting Advance Notice Bylaws in Favor of Stockholder Seeking to Propose Business and Nominate Directors

On July 2, 2015, in Hill International, Inc. v. Opportunity Partners L.P., No. 305, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed a Court of Chancery decision that Opportunity Partnership L.P. 790 more words

Securities Regulation

The Power of Shareholder Votes: Evidence from Director Elections

Our paper titled “The Power of Shareholder Votes: Evidence from Director Elections” aims to answer the question: Do shareholder votes matter in uncontested director elections? In principle, shareholders who own a firm should be free to pick the board members who represent them. 632 more words

Securities Regulation

Latham & Watkins explains How Inversion Rules Maintain Tight Standard for Corporate Expatriations

On June 3, 2015, the US Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) issued final regulations (the 2015 Final Regulations) under Section 7874, 1 relating to corporate inversions or expatriations. 2,139 more words

Finance & Economics