Volume 65 - Number 4

August 2010 Issue, Vol. 65 No. 4

The Business Lawyer

August 2010 Issue, Vol. 65 No. 4

Complete collection for August 2010

65(4): 1105 - 1118 (August 2010)
The Committee on Corporate Laws gave final approval to its Report on the Roles of Boards of Directors and Shareholders of Publicly Owned Corporations. The Report reaffirms the view that centralized management under the board of directors maximizes corporations' ability to contribute to long-term wealth creation. The Report also reflects the Committee's view that shareholders should have a process to participate meaningfully in the selection of directors. To that end, the Committee approved amendments to chapters 2 and 10.

65(4): 1119 - 1119 (August 2010)
The committee has proposed amendments to section 7. The committee adopted the amendments to sections 7.03, 7.05, 7.07 and 7.09 on April 23, 2010.

65(4): 1121 - 1147 (August 2010)
The Corporate Laws Committee has proposed an amendment to the Model Business Corporation Act. The proposed amendment is contained within.

65(4): 1149 - 1151 (August 2010)
The Corporate Laws Committee has proposed an amendment to the Model Business Corporation Act Section 8.58. The proposed amendment is contained within.

65(4): 1153 - 1203 (August 2010)
Agreements among two or more shareholders of a corporation are commonly used in connection with private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures, and other corporate transactions. A shareholders agreements typically grants rights to those shareholders who are party to the agreement that are above and beyond the rights that are inherent in the shares that they own, and is intended to ensure that those shareholders obtain the benefits of the additional rights that they bargained for when making their investment. The author has prepared this Report to highlight many of the legal considerations and provide guidance to practitioners drafting these agreements.

65(4): 1205 - 1210 (August 2010)
This is the introduction to the survey that focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C.

65(4): 1211 - 1227 (August 2010)
This survey focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C. This section discusses sales.

65(4): 1229 - 1240 (August 2010)
This survey focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C. This section summarizes developments regarding leases.

65(4): 1241 - 1265 (August 2010)
This survey focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C. This section discusses payments.

65(4): 1267 - 1278 (August 2010)
This survey focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C. This section focuses on letters of credit.

65(4): 1279 - 1281 (August 2010)
This survey focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C. This section examines developments regarding documents of title.

65(4): 1283 - 1291 (August 2010)
This survey focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C. This section summarizes developments in regards to investment securities.

65(4): 1293 - 1312 (August 2010)
This survey focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C. This section surveys developments in regards to secured transactions.

65(4): 1313 - 1324 (August 2010)
This survey focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C. This section focuses on the related Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

65(4): 1205 - 1324 (August 2010)
This survey focuses on the most important developments in 2009 dealing with the U.C.C.

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