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Post date: Posted on: August 13, 2014

New Hampshire has become the latest state to enact a benefit corporations statute. In July 2014, Governor Maggie Hassan signed into law the New Hampshire Benefit Corporation Act, NH RSA 293-C.

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Business Ethics, Corporations, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Legislation, Social Entrepreneurship
Post date: Posted on: June 20, 2014

At the Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog, Francis Pileggi analyzes the Delaware Court of Chancery’s opinion in In re: El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. Derivative Litigation.[1]

Tags: Alternative Business Entities, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Corporations, Courts, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships
Post date: Posted on: June 17, 2014

The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation  from around the country addressing the enforceability of exclusive forum clauses in corporate bylaws.  Such clauses are designed to limit forum shopping by shareholders and other potential litigants by mandating that c

Tags: Comparative Law, Contracts, Corporations, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Securities
Post date: Posted on: June 13, 2014

Gordon Smith of and Jordan Lee of Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark Law School have published an article on discretion in exercising fiduciary duties.

From the abstract:

Tags: Agency, Alternative Business Entities, Contracts, Corporations, Equity / Chancery, Fiduciary Duties, Legal Theory, Limited Liability Companies, Mergers and Acquisitions, Partnerships, Trust Law
Post date: Posted on: April 22, 2014

At the China Law Blog, Dan Harris has thoughts about the prevalence of companies doing business in China on the Justice Department's list of prosecutions under the

Tags: Business Ethics, Commerce, Comparative Law, Corporations, Criminal Law, Fiduciary Duties, International Law

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