DSBA Delaware Corporate Law: Transactional & Litigation Panel
Patricia O. Vella and James D. Honaker, Morris Nichols Delaware Corporate Counseling Group partners, will serve on a Delaware State Bar Association panel titled, Recent Development in Delaware Corporate Law: Transactional & Litigation Perspectives at The Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE on May 22, 2014. 4.0 hours of CLE available for both Delaware and Pennsylvania attorneys.
The panel will discuss the legal issues that arise when a stockholder nominates, and succeeds in electing, candidates to a Board of Directors of a publicly held corporation, with insight from The Honorable J. Travis Laster, Vice Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery and from legal and financial advisors. Panelists will discuss stockholder compensation of director candidates, disputes that arise in proxy fights and the fiduciary duty issues that counsel might confront after a stockholder candidate is elected as director.