Vol. 59, No. 2 -- February 2004

February 2004 Issue, Vol. 59 No. 2

The Business Lawyer

February 2004 Issue, Vol. 59 No. 2

Complete collection for February 2004

59(2): 529 - 529 (February 2004)
Each year, the Section of Business Lawyer sponsors the Medes Hershman Student Writing Contest to encourage and reward law student writings on business law subjects of general and current interest. The winning essay for 2002-2003 was submitted by Joshua A. Naftalis. An abstract for Mr. Naftalis’ paper is set forth below.

59(2): 531 - 568 (February 2004)
In section I of this report, we examine the legislative history of section 21(a)(I) and the use of the “statement in writing” provision prior to 2002. In section II, we examine the Commission’s recent uses of section 21(a)(1) to “require” written statements. In section III, we examine some of the questions that arise in interpreting the statement in writing prong of section 21(a)(1). In section IV, we examine some of the practical issues that arise in responding to a section 21(a)(1) order. An in section V, we discuss the prospects for, and make recommendations regarding, the Commission’s future use of this provision.

Changes in the Model Business Corporation Act - Proposed Amendments Relating to Chapter 1 and Chapter 8 (including Subchapters F and G and Duties of Directors and Officers)

Annual Review of Federal Securities Regulation


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