E. Norman Veasey

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Chief Justice Veasey: Putting His Experience To Work

Editor: Please tell us about your recent move to Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella and your practice there. Are other retired judges also with the firm, and do they engage in ADR? Veasey: I began as special counsel to this firm as of January 1 of this year, having retired from Weil...

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Regulatory & Compliance

General Counsel: “Persuasive Counselor” And “Guardian Of Corporate Integrity”

Editor: It has been said that creating a proper corporate governance culture is essential to avoiding compliance violations. Where does compliance fit into the priority hierarchy in creating and sustaining that culture? Veasey: The short answer is that a proper corporate governance culture must...

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Book Review: Indispensable Counsel: The Chief Legal Officer In The New Reality

There’s an old saying: “Out with the old, and in with the new.” "Indispensable Counsel" suggests a new turn of this old phrase for corporate law practitioners, jurists, educators, students, and anyone interested to learn about this dynamic field of law: Authors E...

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Issues Posed By The Dodd-Frank Act In The Light Of General Counsel's Responsibilities

Editor: You have been a great advocate of self-regulation, the importance of Sarbanes-Oxley, and the ethical rules governing attorney behavior. What are your views of the whistleblower bounty program provisions in Dodd-Frank? Veasey: The whistleblower bounty program provisions in Dodd-Frank...

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Delaware Legislature Addresses Shareholder Access And Adopts Other Important Corporate Governance Provisions

In a comprehensive package of legislative changes, the Delaware General Assembly has moved swiftly to address some burning stockholder concerns, including proxy access and expense reimbursement for director-election contests. The amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law respond to recent...

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