Executive Roundtable Session 2: Building Better Bylaws


Building Better Bylaws

Presented by Cliff Brinson, Mikal Shaikh and Christopher Smith

Far from being a mere corporate formality, bylaws - if drafted properly - can be a key risk management tool. Recently, many companies have adopted bylaws designed to control litigation costs, including forum-selection bylaws, arbitration bylaws and fee-shifting bylaws. With these expanded uses of bylaws, however, has come increased scrutiny from shareholder advocates. This presentation will examine the legal status of litigation management bylaws, as well as procedural best practices for adopting them. 

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Day-to-Day Strategies to Protect Your Company
You want to maintain your focus on achieving your business goals in 2015. Our Executive Roundtable Series is designed to provide practical strategies to manage, contain and prevail in the legal challenges and disputes prevalent in 21st century commerce. We will emphasize protecting the digital information crucial to your business operations and maintaining an efficient and outcome oriented approach to dispute resolution.

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