January 11, 2010 15:41 Age: 4 yrs

Shepherd Appointed Reporter for Revising Georgia Business Corporation Code

By: Liz Chilla

Shepherd

Emory Law Professor George Shepherd was appointed by the State Bar of Georgia to be the reporter for the 20th anniversary revision of the Georgia Business Corporation Code, Georgiaís comprehensive statute for corporations.

An expert on business law, Shepherd will guide and assist the various working groups and subcommittees of the Business Law Sectionís Corporate Code Committee. The process will take two years, with legislation expected to be introduced in the General Assembly in early 2011.

Emory Law Professor William J. Carney served as the reporter during the Codeís last major revision 20 years ago.

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