Law Business Research Ltd. recently published the sixth edition of The Corporate Governance Review, which overviews corporate governance regimes worldwide. Delaware is the only US state that features its own individual chapter. The article is available here.
Ellisa Habbart will chair a CLE panel entitled “Effective Drafting and Structuring in 2016: How to Avoid Problems.” on May 18, 2016
The panel is part of the annual CLE hosted by Delaware’s Corporate Council, of which Ms. Habbart is a member, is responsible to host an event each year to discuss recent developments in Delaware corporate law.
Wilmington, Delaware’s The News Journal published an article discussing the ramifications of the recently leaked “Panama Papers,” raising questions as to whether Delaware could be viewed as a tax haven. Ms. Habbart was asked whether or not they would trigger a focus on Delaware. Ms. Habbart’s response was “let them” look. In defense of the extensive efforts the state has its corporate practices are legitimate. An electronic version of the article is available here.
Michael S. Swoyer was recently published in the October Edition of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Today. Michael’s article, “Mandatory” But Not Guaranteed: Delaware Court of Chancery Narrows the Broad Scope of Corporations’ Mandatory Advancement Provisions, is available here.
The Delaware Counsel Group, LLP and Widener University Delaware Law School to Host 2015 Visiting Scholar in Residence in Corporate and Business Law Event
On September 21, 2015, the Delaware Counsel Group, LLP and Widener University Delaware Law School will host the annual Visiting Scholar in Residence in Corporate and Business Law Event. The program, which is presented each year by the Delaware Counsel Group, LLP, is designed to introduce promising scholars to the bench and bar so that they may receive valuable feedback from Delaware’s internationally renowned legal community. This year’s visiting Scholar is Professor Verity Winship of the University of Illinois College of Law. Professor Winship, an honors graduate of Harvard Law School, will base her lecture on her award winning law review article examining the emerging and controversial topic of shareholder litigation by contract. Specifically, she will discuss current issues in the use of corporate bylaws and charter provisions to prevent or limit shareholder litigation. The event will begin at 4:00 p.m. at the Wilmington Club in Downtown Wilmington.
Ellisa Opstbaum Habbart, Esq. Recognized as an “Expert” in Corporate Governance by the 2015 Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law
Ellisa Opstbaum Habbart, Esq. has been recognized by her peers as an “expert” in the area of corporate governance by the 2015 Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law. The Guide is considered the ” international legal market’s leading guide to the top female legal practitioners advising on business law.” The 2015 guide was generated based on nominations of leading practitioners by in-house counsel and senior practitioners in 84 jurisdictions. Ms. Habbart was one of only seven women practicing in the United States named as an “expert” in the field of corporate governance.
SERIES CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES: POPULARITY AND PITFALLS
Captive insurance arrangements are now often facilitated by the legal vehicle of the Series Limited Liability Company. The program explored the fascinating theoretical questions and difficult drafting issues that arise when insurance Law and Series LLC legislation collide.
Ms. Habbart spoke about The Delaware Series LLC and its uses for captive insurance planning. If you would like more information please contact Ms. Habbart at 302-576-9600.