Delaware Custodians, Receivers and Trustees (Oh My!)

March 9, 2022

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Under Delaware law, the board of directors is generally responsible for overseeing the business and affairs of the corporation. However, where the board is incapable or unwilling to act and in other unique circumstances described below, the Delaware General Corporation Law allows stockholders, directors, creditors and other interested parties to attempt to displace the board’s decision-making authority through the appointment of a custodian, receiver or trustee for the corporation.

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