Council of Institutional Investors

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Teleconference: Poison Pills and Delaware Law Issues

Date(s): June 10, 2014

Time: 2:30 PM  EST - 3:30 PM  EST

Organization Details

Contact Name: Melissa Fader
Contact Phone: 202.261.7096
Contact Email:

CII hosted a teleconference on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 2:30-3:30 PM ET on current Delaware law issues relevant to institutional investors. The call included a discussion of bylaw provisions restricting shareowner litigation, pending legislation in the Delaware Senate on monetary liability of stockholders, and the Delaware Court of Chancery's recent decision in the Sotheby’s case. Members heard from two experts in the fields of business and corporate law and had an opportunity to ask questions during the call. 


  • Jeffrey Gordon, Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law; Co-Director, Richman Center for Business, Law & Public Policy, Columbia Law School
  • Lawrence Hamermesh, Ruby R. Vale Professor of Corporate and Business Law at Widener's Institute of Delaware Corporate Law
Supplemental Materials:
Ann Yerger CII's Executive Director will moderate the call. 

CII Members may access a recording of this call by contacting Michael Miller (

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