1. Stockholders and Board Directors: Overview of COVID-Related Changes to Title 8 of Delaware General Corporation Law

    Stockholders and Board Directors: Overview of COVID-Related Changes to Title 8 of Delaware General Corporation Law

    On July 16, 2020, Governor John Carney of Delaware signed into law House Bill 341 to amend Title 8 of the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) which, among other things, (1) solidifies a pandemic as an emergency situation, (2) expands the special powers of stockholders and directors during such emergency conditions, and (3) allows for the option to use electronic transmission documentation and electronic signatures for the execution of documents (previously limited to hardcopy and manual execution only)...

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