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Thinking About Joining A Club? You May Want To Consider These Corporations Code Provisions First

In Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville devoted an entire chapter to the propensity of Americans to form associations. In particular, he observed: The Americans make associations to give entertainments, to found seminaries, to build inns, to construct churches, to … Continue reading

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Corporations Moving Ahead On Climate Change Efforts

While federal legislation is moribund and climate change regulatory developments have slowed, voluntary corporate action is moving forward. The Carbon Disclosure Project's recently published survey of 396 of the 500 largest companies (based on market capitalization) found that: • 73 … Continue reading

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"Social Enterprise" and Benefit Corporations

"Social enterprise" has been defined as "'an organization or venture that achieves its primary social or environmental mission using business methods,' typically by operating a revenue-generating business." (See Katz & Page, The Role of Social Enterprise, 35 Vt. L. Rev. … Continue reading

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Exposure Draft of the Corporations Amendment (Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2011

The Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation has released an Exposure Draft of the Corporations Amendment (Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2011 as the first tranche of draft legislation of the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) reforms … Continue reading

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Can A Contract Between Two California Corporations Be Subject To A UN Treaty?

On Monday, I mentioned the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (aka the "CISG"). The CISG generally applies to contracts for the sale of goods when the parties have their places of business in different … Continue reading

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