Author: Bonnie Paskvan

Bonnie is Of Counsel at Dorsey & Whitney LLP. Her primary goal as outside general counsel to her clients is to provide timely, relevant, and cost-effective advice and strategic business solutions, with a focus on effective enterprise risk management. Her practice includes complex commercial, M&A, board governance, corporate compliance, regulatory, finance, and other transactional matters. She also has significant experience working with Alaska Native Corporations.

Effective Collaboration with the Governor Nets Pragmatic Solution to COVID-19 Corporate Issues in Alaska

On March 19, Dorsey attorneys successfully obtained an emergency order from the Governor of the State of Alaska, which temporarily suspends certain state laws during the coronavirus public health crisis, and allows all Alaska corporations to hold virtual and hybrid (in-person and communications equipment) annual shareholder meetings on short notice. Every Alaska corporation must have an annual shareholder meeting, and Alaska Statutes require corporations to hold in-person annual shareholder meetings (AS 10.06.405). Most other states allow virtual or hybrid meetings,...