From the Editor

The venture capital and emerging company communities were rocked last week by the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and the subsequent collapse of Signature Bank. While the federal government stepped in on Sunday to assure depositors that all insured and uninsured deposits are safe and SVB is up and running through a newly formed bridge bank […]

Zooming In on Effective Board Meetings

Throughout the pandemic, we all got accustomed to holding virtual meetings as a necessity, but recently I have received a number of questions from clients about continuing to hold virtual or hybrid board meetings or whether they should be encouraging more fully in-person meetings to the extent practicable. This is definitely a discussion that a […]

Delaware General Corporation Law Amendments Provide Greater Exculpation Protections for Corporate Officers; Expand Delegation Authority for Granting Stock Options

Effective Aug. 1, 2022, the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) has been amended to include exculpation protections for corporate officers, as well as expanded flexibility in connection with the delegation of authority to corporate officers and others with respect to the granting of stock options and other rights to acquire stock. The amendments are part […]

How ESG Is Changing the M&A Landscape

ESG has graduated from a reference in the financial statements of major corporations to a barometer for the health and long-term prospects of any business valued by investors Understanding the growing importance of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) in the world of mergers and acquisitions requires looking no further than social media. Countless posts […]