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33rd Annual Distinguished Lecture in Law

The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law of Widener University Delaware Law School presents the 33rd Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law Is Delaware Retreating? Randall S.Thomas John S. Beasley II Chair in Law and Business Director, Law & Business Program Professor of Management, Owen Graduate School of Management Vanderbilt Law School Friday, October … Continue Reading

Claims Barred Pursuant to Settlement Agreement and Res Judicata.

Justin M. Forcier, an associate in the Delaware office of Eckert Seamans, prepared this overview. Background:  In 2005, iHeartCommunications (“iHC), as the parent company of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (“CCOH”), initiated an initial public offering of CCOH’s common stock.  Prior to the IPO, however, iHC and CCOH entered into several intercompany agreements (the “Agreements”) … Continue Reading

In-House Counsel as CEO’s Partner

Ben W. Heineman Jr., the former General Counsel for General Electric Co. and now a Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School, presented the 32nd Annual F.G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law earlier this week, and as Frank Reynolds of Thomson Reuters writes, he talked about a book he recently published in which he argues that the role of a corporation’s … Continue Reading

Annual Distinguished Lecture in Law

The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law of Widener University Delaware Law School presents the 32nd Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law Can General Counsels be Independent: Resolving the Partner-Guardian Tension Ben W. Heineman, Jr. Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Program on the Legal Profession and its Program on Corporate Governance; Senior Fellow … Continue Reading

Board-Centered Approach to Activist Investors

Frank Reynolds of Thomson Reuters has written an article that provides a detailed synopsis of the presentation last week by Professor Jeffrey Gordon of Columbia Law School in which the good professor discusses the triumph of Delaware’s board-centered model in connection with activist investors. The speech was presented as the 31st Annual Francis G. Pileggi … Continue Reading

31st Annual F.G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law

The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law of Widener University Delaware Law School presents the 31st Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law Title of Lecture: “Shareholder Activism: the Triumph of Delaware’s Board-Centered Model and the New Role for the Board of Directors” Presented by: Professor Jeffrey N. Gordon Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law, … Continue Reading

30th Annual Distinguished Lecture in Law

Delaware and the Development of Corporate Governance The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law of Widener Law Delaware presents the 30th Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law Delaware and the Development of Corporate Governance Professor Brian R. Cheffins S.J. Berwin Professor Corporate Law, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Friday, October 17, 2014 8:00 a.m. Breakfast; 8:45 … Continue Reading

Widener Law’s Annual Pileggi Lecture Considers “Delaware’s Choice”

Widener University School of Law announced that Guhan Subramanian, the Joseph Flom Professor of Law & Business at Harvard Law School, delivered the 2013 Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law. This is the 29th year of this Lecture Series. The title of this year’s lecture was, “Delaware’s Choice,” and was presented on Friday, Nov. 22 … Continue Reading

28th Annual F.G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law

This annual lecture in law by a nationally-recognized corporate scholar took place this year on November 9, 2012 at the Hotel duPont in Wilmington and featured Professor Lyman P.Q. Johnson. Professor Johnson’s presentation was entitled: “Unsettled and Unsettling Issues in Corporate Law” An abstract of his presentation follows: This lecture revisits two fundamental issues in corporate law.  … Continue Reading
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