New California case summary--a trustee cannot condition a distribution on the beneficiary providing a release or waiver of liability…more
New California estate-trust case summary regarding the recovery of attorneys' fees after a statutory section 998 settlement offer, Martinez v. LA Metro Transportation…more
A summary and discussion about SEC v. Thor Industries, including the allegations, the remedies, who did or did not do what, and improvements that could be made by the SEC and in governance and risk…more
A detailed paper updated May 19, 2011 discussing nonprofit board standard of care, risk management, and audit committee responsbilities, including the California Nonprofit Integrity Act…more
D&O, GRC and Accountant Update 8.28.10, the new SEC proxy access rules, and links to articles of interest.
Dave Tate, Esq.
D&O, Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Accountant Update 8/20/10…more
Audit committee annual self evaluation form in Adobe allowing for information input…more
Audit Committee Agenda updated April 1, 2009…more
California trust litigation involving breach of fiduciary duty assisted by a third party…more
Public and private company audit committee responsibilities and risk management…more
A paper discussing nonprofit audit committee functions and responsibilities…more
Governance lessons learned from SEC v. Con-way, Inc…more
D&O insurance coverage overview…more
Comments about New Century's Examiner's Report regarding the Audit Committee and Internal Audit…more
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