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    Court Of Appeal Finds No Right To Jury In Shareholder Class Action

    In several blog posts, I have commented on the right to a jury trial under California law.  This may seem like an inapposite subject for a blog devoted to corporate and securities law issues.  Nonetheless, I have prognosticated that the right to...

    legal, McAfee, merger, Securities Litigation, Bylaw, Central Laborers' Pension fund, Delaware law, equitable, forum selection, Intel, internal affairs doctrine, jury trial

    Bylaws And Supermajority Board Voting Requirements

    Yesterday's post concerned various provisions that, although not required to be included in the articles of incorporation, must be included if they are to be effective.  One of these provisions relates to supermajority voting requirements:

    Section 307, Corporate Governance, Section 204, board of directors, Bylaw, quorum, supermajority

    Enforceability Of Exclusive Forum Bylaw May Hinge On The Meaning Of "May"

    No California appellate court has yet addressed the validity of forum selection bylaws in a published decision.  When the question comes before a California appellate court, the outcome may turn on the meaning of "may" in California Corporations...

    Section 3513, Bylaw, Choice of Law/Conflict of Law, Civil Code, Corporations Code, exclusive forum, liability of director, Section 2116, waiver

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