Kevin Calia

Kevin Calia

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Recent Decision Confirms That Forum Selection Bylaws Are Best Considered on a Clear Day

“Exclusive forum” bylaws and charter provisions are a powerful tool for managing the risk of parallel corporate governance litigation against a company and its directors in multiple forums, allowing stockholders to bring such...more

9/11/2014 - Bylaws Chevron Corporate Governance Forum Selection Clause Jurisdiction

Exclusive Forum Provisions: A New Item for Corporate Governance and M&A Checklists

Public companies increasingly are adopting “exclusive forum” bylaws and charter provisions that require their stockholders to go to specified courts if they want to make fiduciary duty or other intra-corporate claims against...more

6/26/2014 - Board of Directors Bylaws Corporate Charters Corporate Governance Exclusive Forum Fiduciary Duty Publicly-Traded Companies Shareholder Litigation Shareholders

Delaware Court of Chancery Holds Forum Selection Bylaw Provisions Are Enforceable

A decision issued yesterday by the Delaware Court of Chancery, Boilermakers Local 154 Retirement Fund v. Chevron Corp., No. 7220-CS (Del. Ch. June 25, 2013), may make it easier for Delaware corporations to minimize the risk...more

6/27/2013 - Bylaws Derivative Suit Forum Selection Clause Multidistrict Litigation

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