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    1. Delaware Bankruptcy Court Rules that Shareholder Cannot Enforce “Golden Share” Blocking Right to Dismiss Bankruptcy Filed Without its Consent

      Delaware Bankruptcy Court Rules that Shareholder Cannot Enforce “Golden Share” Blocking Right to Dismiss Bankruptcy Filed Without its Consent

      As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt businesses and markets, and companies begin to look to bankruptcy courts for relief from the resulting liquidity and operational distress, the issue of creditor and shareholder “blocking rights” seems likely to become an important topic as parties attempt to protect their investments...

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    2. The Importance of a Startup’s Board of Directors

      The Importance of a Startup’s Board of Directors

      Countless new businesses, commonly known as “startups,” are launched each and every day, and while some of them may have better business models than others, a startup’s ability to successfully grow from a seed into a stable, mature, and profitable business often depends on much less perceptible decisions. In particular, one of the most overlooked, yet incredibly important challenges every startup faces, is the selection of its board of directors...

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    3. Blog: Is “stale” a Big Reason for “male and pale” Boards?

      Blog: Is “stale” a Big Reason for “male and pale” Boards?

      Here is the lede from this WSJ article: “A stubborn paradox reigns across U.S. boardrooms: Companies are appointing more women to board seats than ever, yet the overall share of female directors is barely budging.” In comments to the WSJ, the managing director for corporate governance research at the Conference Board indicated that, in “the last two decades, there’s been a sweeping revolution in the field of corporate governance…. 

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