In 1963, the Delaware General Assembly authorized the formation of a committee to revise the Delaware General Corporation Law. This committee began work in 1964 and by 1967 had completed the new Delaware General Corporation Law, which was passed on July 3, 1967. (56 Del. Laws. 50) [PDF 7.5 MB])
All of the files on this page are large PDF files and may take some time to download.
Minutes of the Delaware Corporation Law Revision Committee (4 MB)
Memos, letters and other documents of the Delaware Corporation Law Revision Committee (14 MB)
The Committee retained Ernest Folk, professor at the University of Virginia, to write a study of the current Delaware General Corporation Law and make recommendations for its amendment. Due to the large size of the study we have divided it into four parts. The original document was not divided into parts. The table of contents and the page numbers indicated for each of the four parts may help you narrow your search or locate the material you wish to examine.
Folk Report part 1 (Table of Contents-p. 109) (8 MB)
Folk Report part 2 (pp. 110-195-F) (5 MB)
Folk Report part 3 (pp. 196-369) (13 MB)
Folk Report part 4 (Close Corporation Annex) (6 MB)