Keith P. Bishop

Keith P. Bishop

Keith Bishop works with privately-held and publicly-traded companies on federal and state corporate and securities transactions, compliance, and governance matters. He is highly-regarded for his in-depth knowledge of the distinctive corporate and regulatory requirements faced by corporations in the state of California. While many law firms have a great deal of expertise in federal or Delaware corporate law, Keith’s specific focus on California corporate and securities law is uncommon. A former California state regulator of securities and financial institutions, Keith has decades of experience navigating the regulatory-intensive state’s rules. For companies with substantial operations in California but incorporated elsewhere, Keith is an exceptional resource. He is frequently called in to help with issues arising under California’s “blue sky” and lender laws. An avid writer, Keith’s blog,, covers a diverse collection of California corporate and securities law issues and has served as a valued resource for other attorneys, business executives, judges, and media, nationwide.

Recent Posts

Court Of Chancery Rules Delaware Choice Of Law Does Not Defeat California Securities Law Claim

What happens when a fundamental policy collides with an unwaivable right?  At bottom, that was the question before Vice Chancellor Paul A. Fioravanti, Jr.  in Swipe Acquisition Corp. v. Krauss, 2021 Del. Ch. LEXIS 14.  In that case, the fundamental...