Maryland Corporate Practice and Forms: The Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Manual, 2.9 - electronic version

by Marshall B. Paul and Jacqueline A. Brooks (2021)

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Maryland Corporate Practice and Forms: The Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Manual, 2.9 - electronic version

Maryland Corporate Practice and Forms: The Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Manual

Prominent Maryland attorneys, Marshall B. Paul and Jacqueline A. Brooksprovide insightful and instructive discussions, analyses, and strategies for virtually every corporate law situation you may encounter in this dynamic Manual featuring more than 150 electronic forms.

This exhaustive Manual, with its 1390+ pages of valuable content, will help you stay current and efficient by providing appropriate statutes and regulations – complemented by thorough discussions and analyses of any changing federal or Maryland 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 Maryland Legislature, in the 2019 session, made extensive changes to the Maryland General Corporation law with regard to the maintenance, use of, and rights and responsibilities concerning electronic records. This update covers all of those changes, including such topics as: 

  • The authority of a Maryland corporation in general to maintain its records electronically
  • The types of records that may be maintained electronically
  • The duty of a corporation to be able to convert electronic records into legible written form
  • The use of electronic records as evidence
  • A new definition of “electronic transmissions”
  • New rules dealing with the delivery of corporate records by electronic transmission.

In addition, this supplement contains updated forms for foreign corporation qualification and an updated form of certificate of conveyance.


Marshall B. Paul focuses his practice at Saul Ewing LLP on counseling businesses, health care concerns and professionals with respect to limited liability company matters, general corporate matters, joint ventures, acquisitions and sales, fiduciary duty issues and financings. His clients include large-scale health care providers, technology companies, distributors, service providers and manufacturers of various sizes as well as individual health care professionals and other professionals.

Mr. Paul is an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland Law School, where he and Mr. Ghingher lecture on partnerships, corporations and limited liability companies.

A co-author of the Maryland Limited Liability Company Act, he served on the American Bar Association committee that drafted the ABA’s original Prototype Limited Liability Company Act. Mr. Paul has lectured both locally and nationally regarding limited liability companies and other legal matters. He has co-authored numerous articles on limited liability companies and other legal matters, as well as a widely used book on limited liability companies.

Mr. Paul was named the “2012 Washington/Baltimore Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year,” The Best Lawyers in America, and is consistently named to The Best Lawyers in America list, Corporate Law, Woodward/White.

Jacqueline A. Brooks concentrates her practice in general business and commercial law at Saul Ewing LLP. She counsels clients in mergers and acquisitions, purchases and sales of businesses, commercial finance, private offerings of debt and equity securities, and life science transactions. Jacqueline has experience representing public companies, privately owned and managed companies, nonprofit organizations and start-up companies and provides general counsel to these organizations regarding corporate matters. Prior to joining Saul Ewing, Jacqueline participated in Washington University School of Law's D.C. Clinic, through which she was an intern to the United States House Judiciary Committee. In this capacity, she drafted legal memoranda to assist Congressman John Conyers, Jr. and the Congressman's legislative assistants at Judiciary Committee hearings and briefings.

Ms. Brooks has advised buyers and sellers in mergers, asset purchase and sale transactions and stock purchase and sale transactions. In these matters, she has represented numerous private companies, public companies and start-ups, and has worked on international and cross-border transactions representing clients in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, construction, retail, healthcare and life science.

Ms. Brooks has handled secured and asset-based lending transactions and unsecured lending transactions for many clients in various industries by assisting with the drafting, negotiation and structuring of commercial loans.

Ms. Brooks represents a number of publicly traded New York Stock Exchange Real Estate Investment Trusts and advises them on offering transactions, finance transactions and corporate and REIT governance matters. She has advised REITS in connection with initial public offerings. She often acts as Maryland REIT counsel in these transactions.

Ms. Brooks has represented companies raising private equity and venture capital funding, whether through debt or equity transactions. During these transactions, she assists clients with drafting and negotiating various transactional documents such as stock purchase agreements, voting agreements, warrants, subscription documents, private placement documents and other investment documents. In addition, she handles legal due diligence or responding to due diligence inquiries regarding debt and equity transactions.

Ms. Brooks also serves as general outside counsel to many private companies providing day-to-day counseling, corporate governance and contracts advice. In this capacity, she often provides advice on formation, operation and governance of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships.

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Chapter 1: General Provisions

Chapter 2: Stock and Distributions

Chapter 3: Directors and Officers

Chapter 4: Stockholders

Chapter 5: Fundamental Changes

Chapter 6: Takeover Legislation

Chapter 7: Appraisal Rights of Objecting Stockholders

Chapter 8: Amendment and Restatement of Charter

Chapter 9: Dissolution, Forfeiture, Revival, and Extension

Chapter 10: Registered Investment Companies

Chapter 11: Close Corporations

Chapter 12: Professional Service Corporations

Chapter 13: Nonstock Corporations

Chapter 14: Tax-Exempt Corporations in Maryland

Chapter 15: Maryland Securities Act

Chapter 16: Foreign Corporations

Chapter 17: Benefit Corporations in Maryland

Chapter 18: Corporate Conversions

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