Nowhere but Chancery: Shareholders Franchise and Private Ordering

April 07, 2014 • 12:15 PM • Law School 3041
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The Duke Business Law Society is honored to host a panel with distinguished experts on the future of corporate litigation and shareholders franchise. Moderated by Professor James D. Cox, a panel comprised of leading practitioners and former Delaware jurists will examine the evolution, prevalence and development of forum selection and arbitration bylaws following the Court of Chancery's recent Boilermakers decision, with special attention paid to the implications of each other and their likely impact on the course of corporate litigation and the current attractiveness of Delaware incorporation. Panelists include Myron Steele, a partner at Potter Anderson & Corroon and the former Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, William B. Chandler, a partner at Wilson Sonsini Rosati & Goodrich and the former Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery, Stephen Lamb, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and the former Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery, Joseph Slights, a partner at Morris James and a former judge of the Delaware Superior Court, and James L. Gale, Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases on the North Carolina Business Court.For additional information, please contact Yiftach Even-Tal at