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Yes, Virginia … You Can Pierce Your Own Corporation's Veil
Question: Can a 50% shareholder pierce her own corporation's veil to impose liability upon the only other shareholder for an unsatisfied judgment in her favor against their corporation?
United States
14 Aug 2018
To Hell With Hadden: The Adoption Of The Tooley Standard In Tennessee
The Tennessee Supreme Court recently adopted a new standard for determining whether a shareholder claim is direct or derivative.
United States
25 Jul 2016
Banking Notes: New Mississippi Law Allows Venue Selection For Shareholder Claims
The Mississippi legislature has created a new mechanism for Mississippi corporations to require that derivative and other shareholder claims be brought in the county of the corporation's principal office instead of some other court.
United States
12 Jul 2016
Less Is More? Not When It Comes To Director Compensation Plans And Effective Shareholder Ratification
Companies cannot merely rely upon shareholder approval to obtain protection under the business judgment rule.
United States
1 Jun 2015
Sixth Circuit Warns Boards Not To Blow Off Notice Of Shareholder Proposals
A recent Sixth Circuit decision indicates that company boards should proceed cautiously in providing notice of shareholder meetings, particularly where a dissident shareholder is expected to offer a resolution.
United States
8 Apr 2015
DATA BREACH CASE UPDATE: Shareholder Derivative Suit Dismissed
We recently discussed the increase in data breach litigation which resulted after several high-profile data breaches.
United States
15 Nov 2014
One-Sided "Shareholder Pays" Provisions Approved For Corporate Bylaws
The "American Rule." To the uninitiated, that name probably conjures up fuzzy feelings of independence. The hardy spirit of our forefathers.
United States
12 Aug 2014
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