In a few days I will celebrate the fifth anniversary of the day I published my first post on this blog.  I had no idea what was going to follow after that first post, but having come so far after so long, it seemed appropriate on this occasion to reflect on the enterprise. It has

The LexisNexis Top 25 Business Law Blogs of 2010, as selected by the members of the LexisNexis business law communities, have been announced, and I am pleased and honored to discover that The D&O Diary is among this year’s designees. The LexisNexis announcement, including the list of the 2010 Top 25 Business Law blogs, can

Because of the dramatic events in the financial and credit markets, 2008 will undoubtedly go down in history as a dark and difficult year. 2008 was a challenging year for bloggers, too. So much happened of such significance that trying to find the time to comment and the words to express it all were almost overwhelming blogging

FDIC Report: More Bank Failures Coming?: The FDIC’s Quarterly Banking Profile for the third quarter 2008 (here), released on November 25, 2008, paints a dismal picture of the banking industry.

Among other things, the Report notes that during the third quarter the number of insured institutions on the FDIC’s "Problem List" increased

On November 13, 2008, I participated on a panel at a seminar sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute in Philadelphia, Pa. The topic of the panel was "Blogging for Lawyers." Appearing with me on the panel was Francis Pileggi, the author of the Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog (here). In connection

At what point can we declare that the subprime securities lawsuits are not doing particularly well in the courts? It may not yet be time, but there unquestionably are growing numbers of subprime lawsuits that have failed to survive motions to dismiss, at least as a preliminary matter.

The latest evidence of this phenomenon

After nearly two years publishing at its original site on Blogger, The D & O Diary is proud to move into its new home on LexBlog. I hope that all of my readers will welcome and enjoy the new site’s features. The new site should be easier to navigate, and has some added functionality, such