Tag Archives: ByLaw

Consent to Jurisdiction Implied by Adoption of Forum Selection Bylaw

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision is noteworthy for its finding that the adoption of a forum selection bylaw implied consent to jurisdiction to the extent that it required lawsuits by stockholders against the company to be filed in … Continue reading

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Non-Conforming House Loses Grandfather Status Due to Abandonment Under Local Massachusetts Bylaw

Many of the old homes in Massachusetts were built before the current local zoning bylaws were enacted.  In many situations, the bylaws exempt these homes from a particular regulation by grandfathering them.  In a February 21, 2019 case, the Massachusetts Land Court … Continue reading

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California Court of Appeal Enforces Delaware Forum Selection Bylaw

In Drulias v. 1st Century Bancshares, Inc., No. H045049, 2018 WL 6735137 (Cal. App. Dec. 21, 2018), the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District, affirmed an order staying a stockholder lawsuit brought in the Superior Court of California, Santa … Continue reading

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Proxy Access: Second Use of Access Bylaw to Nominate Director!

Well, it’s been over two years since the first filing of a Schedule 14N at National Fuel Gas. You’ll recall that was Gamco’s failed attempt to utilize proxy access. But we finally have a second Schedule 14N filed yesterday for … Continue reading

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Advance Notice Bylaw Deadlines: A Warning Shot

Posted by Shaun J. Mathew and Daniel E. Wolf, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, on Saturday, May 26, 2018 Editor's Note: Shaun J. Mathew and Daniel E. Wolf are partners at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. This post is based on a Kirkland & Ellis … Continue reading

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