Is There No Protection For The Innocent When A Corporation Transfers All Its Assets To Secured Creditors?

Last Friday, this space addressed itself to Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster's ruling in  Stream TV Networks v. SeeCubic, C.A. No. 2020-0310-JTL (Dec. 8, 2020).   He concluded that stockholder approval was not required when an insolvent corporation...

Is Someone Else's Purpose An Improper Purpose?

This post on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation discusses Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster's recent decision in Wilkinson v. A. Schulman, Inc., 2017 Del. Ch. LEXIS 798.  The case involved a stockholder's...

A Shareholder Consent In Its Dotage May Or May Not Be Valid

California Corporations Code Section 603(a) broadly authorizes shareholder action by written consent:

How The Proposed Fix To Delaware's Stockholder Consent Statute Can Be Fixed

Earlier this week, I wrote about a proposed amendment to Section 228 of the Delaware General Corporation Law.  The amendment, which is proposed by The Corporate Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar, would essentially...

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