Author: Brian Burke

Brian advises clients on complex mergers and acquisitions in a variety of industries, including health, energy, technology and agriculture.

2022 Delaware Entity Statutory Amendments

On August 1, 2022, the 2022 amendments to Delaware’s entity statutes went into effect. These included amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law (the “DGCL”), the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the “LLC Act”), the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (the “DRULPA”), the Delaware Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the “DRUPA” and together with the LLC Act and the DRULPA, the “Alt Entity Acts”) and the Delaware Statutory Trust Act (the “DSTA”). Descriptions of some of the more notable amendments...

Semi-Annual M&A Update

On August 11th , Dorsey presented a review of corporate, alternative entity, and securities law developments of interest to the M&A practitioner, including the latest Delaware decisions. Watch the presentation by Brian Burke, Amelia Messa, and Jonathon Van Horn here.

2021 Delaware Entity Statutory Amendments

Consistent with Delaware’s practice of annually amending its entity statutes to meet the needs of the changing business community, the State of Delaware’s Governor recently signed into law the 2021 amendments to Delaware’s Limited Liability Company Act, Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, Revised Uniform Partnership Act (the “RUPA”) and General Corporation Law (the “DGCL”). There were no amendments this year to Delaware’s Statutory Trust Act, which is generally amended every other year. This year’s statutory amendments will go into effect...