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50-100 Attorneys

Court Of Chancery Addresses The Need For Legally-Distinct Co-Conspirators Under A Conspiracy Theory Of Jurisdiction

The general rule is that personal jurisdiction based on a conspiracy theory cannot rely on allegations of an individual officer conspiring with his corporate employer. There is a possible exception, however, when the officer…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Mergers & Acquisitions

Healthcare Tops the Charts for Lobbying Activity in Delaware

Delaware's healthcare providers may normally think more about treatment options than their government relations strategy, but the industry makes its voice heard. It should come as no surprise that healthcare tops the charts for…more
 /  Health

Vendor Contracting for Privacy and Security

In an effort to continue to capture ongoing and new business, vendors may be opening themselves up to liability due to poorly drafted contracts with companies. In addition, in a rush by companies to have data shifted to the…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Court Of Chancery Reviews When To Vacate An Arbitration Award

Carl Zeiss Vision LLC v. Refac Holdings, Inc., C.A. 11513-VCS (August 24, 2017) - This is another decision explaining the narrow circumstances when the Court of Chancery will vacate an arbitration award. It is very hard to…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Court Of Chancery Explains When Side Deals Are Actionable Under A Bad Faith Theory

Kahn v. Stern, C.A. No. 12498-VCG (Aug. 28, 2017) - It is not easy to sufficiently plead a bad faith breach of fiduciary duty by a board in approving a merger when a majority of the directors were disinterested and…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure

Court of Chancery Applies Privilege Non-Waiver Rule

In Re Cellular Telephone Partnership Litigation, C.A. No. 6885-VCL (Aug. 29, 2017) - This is an interesting decision because it applies a recent addition to the Delaware Rules of Evidence, Rule 510(f), which allows a court to…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Chancery Declines Applying 'Garner' Exception to Privileged Documents in Books-and-Records Action

In the recent decision in Salberg v. Genworth Financial,the Delaware Court of Chancery declined to compel the production of attorney-client privileged documents in a books-and-records action. In Salberg, Vice Chancellor Joseph…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure

Superior Court Explains Bootstrapping Doctrine

In Re Bracket Holding Corp. Litigation, C.A. N15C-02-233 WCC CCLD (July 31, 2017) - This decision is an excellent explanation of the “bootstrapping doctrine” that seems to often befuddle litigants…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure

Court Of Chancery Gives Guidance On What Constitutes Bad Faith

In Re Meadwestvaco Stockholders Litigation, C.A. No. 10617-CB (August 17, 2017) - As this decision explains, to state a claim attacking a merger on the basis that the Board acted in bad faith you need more than accusations…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Mergers & Acquisitions

Superior Court Explains The Personal Participation Doctrine

The Washington House Condominium Association Of Unit Owners v. Daystar Sills Inc., C.A. N15C-01-108 WCC CCLD (August 8, 2017) - When is a corporate employee responsible for tortious conduct in that capacity? This decision…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Court Of Chancery Rejects Merger Price As Setting Fair Value

ACP Master Ltd. v. Sprint Corporation, C.A. 8508-VCL (July 21, 2017, corrected Aug. 8, 2017) - This another, albeit rare, decision that demonstrates there is real risk in petitioning for appraisal. The Court found that the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Mergers & Acquisitions

Court Of Chancery Upholds Claim Based On Low-Ball Self Tender

Buttonwood Tree Value Partners L.P. v. R.L. Polk & Co. Inc., C.A. No. 9250-VCG (July 24, 2017) - This an interesting decision because it upholds a claim that the controllers of a Delaware corporation breached their fiduciary…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Court Of Chancery Protects Privilege In Books and Records Action And Addresses Corwin’s Effect On Mismanagement Investigation Claims

Salberg v. Genworth Financial Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0018-JRS (July 27, 2017) - This is an important decision for its analyses implicating the Garner and Corwin rules. The Garner rule is that, under certain narrow circumstances…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Mergers & Acquisitions

Court Of Chancery Explains Fraud Pleading Standards

Sparton Corporation v. O’Neil, C.A. 12403-VCMR (August 9, 2017) - This decision explains what needs to be alleged to state a fraud claim…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Mergers & Acquisitions

Court Of Chancery Declines To Exercise Personal Jurisdiction Based On A Choice Of Law Provision In A Stockholders’ Agreement

EBP Lifestyle Brands Holdings Inc. v. Boulbain, C.A. No. 2017-0269-JRS (Aug. 4, 2017) - This decision holds that owning shares in a closely-held Delaware corporation and entering into a stockholders’ agreement containing a…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure
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