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    Can A Corporation Be An Officer?

    William & Mary Law Review recently published Professor Stephen Bainbridge's article, Corporate Directors in the United Kingdom.  The abstract begins with the following observation:

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    Shareholders Sues Officer Of Delaware Corporation In California State Court, Should Texas Law Apply?

    Yesterday's post discussed one aspect of the California Court of Appeal's opinion in Central Laborers' Pension Fund v. McAfee, Inc., 2017 Cal. App. LEXIS 1008.  The case arose from Intel Corporation's acquisition of McAfee, Inc., a Delaware...

    McAfee, officers, Corporate Governance, Central Laborers, Choice of Law/Conflict of Law, Section 2116

    Why An Understanding Of Officers As Agents May Be Important

    In several recent posts, I have noted that officers, unlike directors, are agents of the corporation.  Recognizing the agency status of officers can affect the legal analysis in a number of significant ways, including:

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    Officers And The Business Judgment Rule

    Last weekend, I attended a symposium at the UCLA School of Law entitled "Can Delaware Be Dethroned? Evaluating Delaware’s Dominance of Corporate Law".  The event, organized by ever erudite Professor Stephen Bainbridge, featured presentations by...

    officers, Restatement (Second) Agency, Corporate Governance, agency, business judgment rule, Civil Code, conflict of laws, Labor Code Section 2854, Labor Code Section 2865, Section 2116, Section 291

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