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Ontario court clarifies dissent procedure in arrangement transaction

by Dentons on

A recent Ontario decision shines a light on the ability of shareholders to dissent in respect of a corporate transaction. This right, also known as an appraisal remedy, allows shareholders opposed to a business deal to opt...more

The Right To Dissent And Fractional Shares

by Allen Matkins on

I’ve devoted several posts to how California’s General Corporation Law deals with fractional shares. Nevada’s approach to fractional shares is somewhat different. For example, Nevada permits rounding up to a full share in...more

Latest Amendments to Delaware Law Revise Appraisal Rights

by Foley Hoag LLP on

Effective August 1, 2016, the appraisal rights of dissenting stockholders in mergers and certain other transactions under the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) have been modified in two principal respects...more

Dissenter Rights Create Trend of Investors Driving Higher Prices and Gaining Interest

by Holland & Knight LLP on

Two recent high-profile shareholder rights cases in the Delaware Chancery Court have received a lot of attention due to the money that is at stake and the individuals in the disputes. These two cases, along with several other...more

Amending California's dissenters' rights statute

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

Originally published in the Daily Journal on December 21, 2012. On Sept. 23 Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1680 into law. AB 1680 amends California's dissenters' rights statute by (i) eliminating dissenters rights...more

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