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CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
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Strong Market Outlook Drives Growth of Philippine Companies
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Marketing to Millennials
CorpCast Episode 7: Better Know a Judge: the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court
Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Preparing a Company to Deal With Activist Investors
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CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Talking PTAB with Bob Steinberg
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CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture
BakerHostetler Attorneys James Mastracchio and Jay Nanavati Discuss Global Tax Enforcement
Richard Bistrong Weighs in on the FIFA Scandal and Takedowns
Meritas Capability Webinar - Avoiding Common Mistakes Companies Make When Operating a Business Aircraft
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During the week of May 10, 2015, 8-Ks were filed that disclosed 11 shareholder sponsored proxy access proposals passed and one failed. All required three percent ownership for three years and all were opposed by the company...more
When businesspeople form a corporation or limited-liability company,they often establish it in the state where the principal office will be, or in a state with favorable business laws, such as Delaware. But New York, which is...more
The SEC has issued a proposed rule to require companies to disclose the relationship between executive compensation and the financial performance of a company. The details of the proposed rule have been well publicized, and...more
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Madison Square Garden Lawsuit May Have Far-Reaching Implications For Sports Industry
by Anthony Caruso on September 25, 2013
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A bill currently winding its way through the California Legislature would limit the ability of an employer to request that an employee provide access to the employee’s personal social media accounts.
AB 1844 “would...more
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Fourth in a Series of Articles
We began this series of articles by asking tough questions:
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Advice for businesses on ways to prevent and handle employee theft....more
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