Delaware Court of Chancery applies entire fairness review to a take-private merger with a controlling stockholder, despite approval by a special committee and a majority-of-the-minority, and holds that disclosure claims may give rise to post-closing money damages where the duty of loyalty is at issue.
Implications for our Clients
• To obtain business judgment review of a transaction with a controlling stockholder, it is critically important that procedural safeguards be established before substantive negotiations begin.
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