Delaware Corporate Law Anniversary Symposium features W&L faculty member Lyman Johnson

The upcoming Delaware Corporate Law Anniversary Symposium will be held on September 26 & 27, 2017.  The symposium commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 general revision of the Delaware General Corporation Law, the 225th anniversary of the establishment of the Delaware Court of Chancery and the 25th anniversary of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act. Washington and … Continue reading Delaware Corporate Law Anniversary Symposium features W&L faculty member Lyman Johnson

Professor Johnson Contributes to CLS Blue Sky Blog

Washington and Lee law professor Lyman Johnson recently contributed to Columbia Law School's Blue Sky Blog.  The blog publishes writing on corporate governance, financial regulation, restructuring, antitrust and related topics. Professor Johnson's post,"Delaware's Long Silence on Corporate Officers", was published on May 23, 2017.  Professor Johnson discusses the absence of Delaware law, both case law … Continue reading Professor Johnson Contributes to CLS Blue Sky Blog

Prof. Johnson on Corporate Parables

Professor Lyman P. Q. Johnson, the Robert O. Bently Professor of Law, recently had his article, Counter-Narrative In Corporate Law: Saints and Sinners, Apostles and Epistles, discussed extensively on one of the top corporate law blogs, Professor Bainbridge. The article, previously discussed here, and the post by Professor Stephen Bainbridge, argue that Delaware judges, like the … Continue reading Prof. Johnson on Corporate Parables

Prof. Johnson on Delaware’s Non-Waivable Duties

Professor Lyman P. Q. Johnson, the Robert O. Bentley Professor of Law, recently had his article, Delaware's Non-Waivable Duties, 91 B.U. L. Rev. 701 (2011) published in the Boston University Law Review. The article disputes the seemingly settled view that recently enacted statutes in Delaware legally permit fiduciary duties to be waived in noncorporate business associations. Professor Johnson … Continue reading Prof. Johnson on Delaware’s Non-Waivable Duties