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Delaware Law Issues Update


The Society and the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, in partnership with the State of Delaware, are pleased to announce the second annual Delaware Law Issues Update Conference.  The conference will be held at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware on Wednesday, November 19 and a half day on Thursday, November 20. The conference will feature members of the Delaware Supreme Court and the Court of Chancery, as well as plaintiffs’ and defense counsel, corporate secretaries and investors.

The program will focus on Delaware corporate law and governance issues essential to corporate secretaries, in-house counsel, outside counsel and gover­nance professionals who advise boards, highlighting recent developments and emerging issues in Delaware law. Presenters will give best practice advice on how to avoid litigation or negative outcomes as well as focus on proactive steps that should be taken by those who regularly advise boards of directors.  

The conference will consist of six panels on the following subject areas:

  • Shareholder Activism
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Books & Records Demands
  • M&A Trends and Developments
  • Federal and State Judicial Developments
  • Practical Tips 

Agenda Detail


Stephen Brown, President and CEO of the Society, stated,


This program provides a unique and highly educational opportunity for Society members and other attendees to learn not only the latest and most important developments in Delaware corporate law, but also the related and emerging governance issues.  The conference also provides an opportunity to interact with prominent members of the Delaware bar and the Delaware judiciary.  This conference should not be missed.”


Come back to college and immerse yourself in a wonderful learning and networking experience.   We hope to see you on campus in November 2014!

Hotel Accommodations:
A block of rooms have been reserved at the Courtyard Marriott Newark at the University of Delaware for the nights of Tuesday, November 18 and Wednesday, November 19 at the rate of $134 per night. For reservations, please call 302-737-0900 or 800-321-2211 and mention "Delaware Law Issues Update" to receive the negotiated rate. The room block expires on Thursday, October 23. After that date, the hotel will continue to sell rooms at "rack" rates, if rooms are still available.

Hotel Address:
Courtyard Marriott Newark at the University of Delaware
400 David Hollowell Drive
Newark, DE  19716
302-737-0900 (phone)
302-737-0990 (fax)

Alternative Hotel:
In the event the Courtyard Marriott Newark at the University of Delaware is sold out, the Society also has a block of rooms at Embassy Suites.

Embassy Suites
654 S College Avenue
Newark DE 19713

rate $159 single/double
Rooms will be held until October 27, 2014 or until rooms sell out.