BLT: December 2013

Our Mini-Theme: Recent Topics from the 2013 LLC Institute

Feature Articles

Our Mini-Theme: Recent Topics from the 2013 LLC Institute

This article provides an introduction to the mini-theme in this issue of Business Law Today as well as an invitation the join the committee.

On November 12, the SEC announced it had entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with Scott Herckis, a former hedge fund administrator. This is the first time since introducing a formal Cooperation Initiative in 2010 that the SEC has entered into a DPA with an individual.

The law in Delaware on forum selection clauses is relatively clear. But what if the forum selection clause is found in a corporate charter or bylaws?

The Business Law Section held its 2013 Fall Meeting on November 22 and 23 in Washington, D.C. The meeting featured outstanding CLE programs, seven of which we highlight in this issue. In addition, the meeting featured the always standing room only “Dialogue with the Director of the Division of Corporate Finance,” which we also highlight.