California Corporate Practice and Forms: The Greenberg Traurig Manual

by Jack McBride, Esq.

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  • 3 volumes, 1,780+ pages, 285+ forms
  • ISBN# 1-57400-046-2
  • Includes a forms CD

California Corporate Practice and Forms: The Greenberg Traurig Manual

California Corporate Practice and Forms: The Greenberg Traurig Manual

Prominent California attorney, Jack McBride, Esq., has drawn from his extensive experience to bring you insightful, instructive discussions, analyses, and strategies for virtually every corporate law situation you may encounter.

This exhaustive Manual, with its more than 1,750 pages of valuable content, will help you stay current and efficient by providing appropriate statutes and regulations – complemented by Mr. McBride’s thorough discussions and analyses of any changing federal or California state laws. Plus, you’ll be expertly guided through an extensive selection of appropriate corporate forms, using an easy-to-follow format. Included are customizable e-forms, plus planning strategies for a full range of corporations from closely-held private companies to large public companies.

The most recent update includes:

  • Updates reflecting recent case law and California statutory developments with citations
  • Numerous revised forms
  • Revised Chapter 42 – discusses Social Purpose and Benefit Corporations
  • New Sections §47-5. Crowdfunding; §47-5A. Elimination of Ban on General Solicitation and General Advertising; §47-5B. Disqualification of Issuers in Connection with Felons and “Bad Actors”; §47-5C. Regulation A+: Two New Alternatives for Capital Raises; and §47-5D. Alternatives to Registration
  • New Chapter 51 which discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly pertaining to the California Revised Uniform LLC Act

Jack McBride, Esquire, a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP, focuses his practice on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity. He has experience in a wide range of industries, including media, financial services, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, and consumer products, and has represented acquirers, sellers, and others in connection with a wide variety of both public and private transactions.

For more than 30 years, Mr. McBride has advised boards, special committees, and executive management regarding mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing, and other deal strategies and structures. He has served as a legal advisor to corporations, private equity, and other financial services firms, providing them with strategic and day-to-day legal advice and has also served as general counsel to a major national media company where he was responsible for all of its corporate, real estate, financing, intellectual property, and other legal matters.

Mr. McBride earned his M.A. degree from the University of St. Andrews (with high honors) and his J.D. degree from the St. John’s University School of Law.

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Chapter 1: How to Use This Work — Summary of Terms, Abbreviations and Conventions

Chapter 2: California, the Law of Choice for Many California-Based Corporations

Chapter 3: The Forms — Suggestions for Their Use, Our Drafting Approach and a Philosophy for Drafting Agreements

Chapter 4: Overview of the Law

Chapter 5: Secretary of State and Other Forms and Filing Procedures

Chapter 6: Section 2115 of the CGCL: The Quasi California Corporation

Chapter 7: The Incorporation Process

Chapter 8: Articles of Incorporation

Chapter 9: Capital Stock Generally and Common Stock Provisions

Chapter 10: Preferred Stock Provisions

Chapter 11: Bylaws

Chapter 12: The Board of Directors and Officers

Chapter 13: Shareholder Matters

Chapter 14: Minutes and Resolutions

Chapter 15: Amendment of Articles of Incorporation

Chapter 16: Dissolution

Chapter 17: Meetings of Shareholders

Chapter 18: Share Certificates and Uncertificated Shares

Chapter 19: Transactions with Affiliates

Chapter 20: Foreign Corporations

Chapter 21: Nonprofit Corporations

Chapter 22: Statutory Close Corporations

Chapter 23: Execution of Corporate Documents

Chapter 24: Stock Splits, Dividends and Recapitalizations

Chapter 25: Representations and Warranties

Chapter 26: Mergers, Consolidations, Asset Sales, Share Exchanges and Business Combinations Generally

Chapter 27: Acquisition Forms Generally

Chapter 28: Stock Purchase Agreement — Long Form

Chapter 29: Asset Purchase Agreement — Long Form

Chapter 30: Mergers of Corporations and Other Business Entities

Chapter 31: Dissenters’ Rights

Chapter 32: Shareholders’ Agreements

Chapter 33: Employment Agreements

Chapter 34: Stock Purchase Warrants

Chapter 35: Voting Trusts

Chapter 36: Registration Rights Agreements — Variables and Practical Considerations

Chapter 37: Final and Formal Agreement Provisions

Chapter 38: Letters of Intent

Chapter 39: Confidentiality Agreements

Chapter 40: Standstill and No Shopping Agreements

Chapter 41: Trademarks

Chapter 42: Social Purpose and Benefit Corporations

Chapter 43: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Chapter 44: Antidilution Adjustments

Chapter 45: The Public Offering Process

Chapter 46: Consequences of Public Ownership

Chapter 47: Raising Capital in Private Placements

Chapter 48: Debt Instruments

Chapter 49: Stock Option/Incentive Plans

Chapter 50: Shareholder Rights Plans or “Poison Pills”

Chapter 51: The California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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