Annual F.G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law

This post was prepared by Frank Reynolds, who has been following Delaware corporate law, and writing about it for various legal publications, for over 30 years.

Corporate lawyers have a unique opportunity to influence American companies to benefit by practicing the ethical standards their mission statements and codes of conduct espouse, a Villanova Law School

The 36th Annual Francis G. Pileggi Distinguished Lecture in Law (named after the father of this blog’s primary author), is presented by The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law of Widener University’s Delaware Law School

This year’s topic is

Business Ethics: What Everyone Needs to Know

Professor J. S. Nelson
Visiting Associate Professor at the

This post was prepared by Frank Reynolds, who has been following Delaware corporate law, and writing about it for various legal publications, for over 30 years.

The law school professor widely regarded as the “dean” of Delaware corporate law told a gathering of the state’s bench and bar in Wilmington Nov. 8 that he

A recent law review article by a former Delaware corporate litigator, turned law professor, provides timely insights about recent developments in Delaware corporate law regarding the private enforcement of directors’ fiduciary duties. The article is based on a lecture that Professor Randall Thomas delivered a few months ago in Delaware (that is part of a

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

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

Frank Reynolds of Thomson Reuters has written an article that provides a detailed synopsis of the presentation last pileggi 2015 3week 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