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Practical aspects of litigating the shareholder derivative suit

Practical aspects of litigating the shareholder derivative suit

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Published by American Bar Association in [Chicago, Ill.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stockholders" derivative actions -- United States -- Trial practice -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTort and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association, Monday, August 7, 1989 TIPS Annual Meeting, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii.
    ContributionsAmerican Bar Association. Tort and Insurance Practice Section., American Bar Association. Tort and Insurance Practice Section. Meeting, American Bar Association. Tort and Insurance Practice Section. Commercial Torts Committee.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14553475M

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    In addition to being the lead name on our letterhead, Ron grounds the firm in its history and greater civic responsibilities. Ron recently convened the th session of his Public Affairs Roundtable, a monthly gathering in which noted politicians, judges, business leaders, and journalists gather at the firm to discuss issues ranging from law to the arts. Written by leading scholars and judges in the field, the Research Handbook on Representative Shareholder Litigation is a modern-day survey of the state of shareholder litigation. Its chapters cover securities class actions, merger litigation, derivative suits, and appraisal litigation, as well as other forms of shareholder litigation.

    A board decision to dismiss a derivative suit after demand has been made and refused will be respected unless it was wrongful – but if demand is properly excused, the shareholder can initiate suit. Del. § (c): allows a board to delegate its authority to a committee – thus a committee could move for dismissal or summary judgment.   Pursuant to a request by [an SLC director, John and Kevin's] attorney met with the SLC to discuss the allegations in the derivative suit. The SLC reviewed and summarized a total of documents in the course of its investigation. Boland v. Boland, , , 5 .


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