Other Corporate Governance

This is FindLaw's collection of Corporate Governance articles that do not fit neatly into a single category, part of the Corporate Governance section of the Corporate Counsel Center. Corporate governance focuses on the control of management by shareholders. The law looks at the role of stakeholders in making and implementing strategic decisions in the company. Corporate governance must be understood as a system in which there is an interplay of different regulations and market forces. Law articles in this archive are predominantly written by lawyers for a professional audience seeking business solutions to legal issues. Start your free research with FindLaw.

Other Corporate Governance Articles
    • Proposed Changes to Section 385 Regulations: Will the IRS Create a Debt-Equity Chimera?

      In April 2016, the Treasury Department proposed regulations under section 385 of the Internal Revenue Code regarding debt and equity classifications of certain corporate interests. The Department stated that these proposals would target foreign inversions ...

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    • California Recognizes Board Authority Regarding Emergency Bylaws
      Obviously the board of directors has substantial and broad authority with respect to exercising the powers of a corporation and corporate statutes in the various states generally include a lengthy list of those powers which are then typically ...

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    • Director, Officer and Principal Shareholder Questionnaires - a Primer on Contents and Use
      In most cases, companies become subject to the periodic reporting requirements under Section 13 of the Exchange Act of 1934 following the effectiveness of the registration statement for their initial public offering of securities under the ...

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    • What Now for Proxy Access?
      Courtesy of West LegalEdcenter's Wall Street Lawyer . Subscribe now to get timely, in-depth coverage of Securities in the Electronic Age. With the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit having struck down Rule 14a-11 in ...

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    • Private Companies and SOX
      Does Sarbanes-Oxley extend to whistleblowers at privately held entities? Practitioners should be careful. If you have been identified as the point person in your law firm or legal department for fielding Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower questions ...

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    • Maximizing Shareholder Value: The Funco Experience
      At midnight on June 13, 2000, Barnes & Noble, Inc. completed its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Funco, Inc., a publicly-held video game retailer with over 400 stores. More than 98% of the Funco shares were ...

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    • How Does Sarbanes-Oxley Affect Me Now?
      The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and various regulatory initiatives impose a variety of obligations and restrictions on public companies. The statutory and regulatory pronouncements include numerous dates and periods on or by which companies must act ...

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    • Delaware Courts Weigh In On Books and Records Inspections
      Courtesy of The M&A Lawyer . Subscribe now to get timely, in-depth coverage of Mergers and Acquisitions legal news. Over the past nine months, Delaware courts have been asked to resolve several disputes arising from books and records inspection ...

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    • Corporate Minutes
      IF YOUR COMPANY IS INCORPORATED, DOES IT, AT THE VERY MINIMUM, HAVE A MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MEETING OF THE SHAREHOLDERS AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR? AND IF IT DOES, DO THE MINUTES OF THESE MEETINGS APPEAR IN THE CORPORATE MINUTE BOOK? Even ...

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    • Corporate Disclosure and the Internet
      Originally Published in Course MaterialsBy Glasser LegalWorksI. INTRODUCTION No one can deny the tremendous impact the Internet has had on communications generally. The Internet allows users to monitor world events in "real time." The benefits of ...

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