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Farrell Fritz, P.C.

#MeToo and Business Divorce: The Flip Side

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Two years ago, Peter Mahler wrote about a dissolution lawsuit by a female minority shareholder alleging that her male co-shareholders condoned a pattern of sexually offensive and demeaning conduct by a senior co-worker, which...more

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Prejudgment Attachment Orders: High Stakes, Higher Burden

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In expensive lawsuits involving fraud claims, the temptation of a defendant to play hide and seek with its assets can be high. To prevent this result, CPLR § 6201 provides a mechanism (i.e., prejudgment attachment order) to...more

Michael Volkov

The Delaware Court’s Decision Highlights Boeing’s Defective Corporate Culture and Board Governance Failures (Part II of IV)

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When considered in light of the Chancery Court’s decision, DOJ’s essential findings in its Boeing investigation are problematic at best.  The Chancery Court’s decision outlines how Boeing’s culture of safety deteriorated into...more

Morris James LLP

CCLD Rejects Several Defenses to Insurance Coverage of a Settlement Paid By Investment Fund

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Sycamore Partners Management, L.P. v. Endurance American Insurance Co., C.A. No. N18C-09-211 AML CCLD (Del. Super. Sept. 10, 2021) - Prior to the closing of a leveraged buyout of a company (the “Merger”) whereby the...more

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The Trouble with Trebles

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The CBD product market, by some estimates, could skyrocket to $19.5 billion by 2025. With farmers, manufacturers and distributors scrambling for a seat at this lucrative table, it’s not surprising to see the Business Court...more

Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti, LLP

Miramax Sues Quentin Tarantino Over “Pulp Fiction” NFT Auction

Hollywood film studio Miramax recently filed a lawsuit against director Quentin Tarantino and others over his plans to auction off non-fungible tokens (NFTs) based on the 1994 film, Pulp Fiction. This dispute began on...more

Proskauer - Corporate Defense and Disputes

Qualcomm Escapes Diversity Suit

Another diversity-based derivative suit was dismissed this week by a federal district court, joining a list of decisions that have rejected similar shareholder allegations. ...more

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Ninth Circuit Holds that Purchasers of Unregistered Shares in Slack’s Direct Listing May Bring Securities Act Claims

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Ninth Circuit Holds that Purchasers of Unregistered Shares in Slack’s Direct Listing May Bring Securities Act Claims; Small Class of Crypto Purchasers Recommended for Certification; Tether to Pay $41 Million to Settle...more

Morris James LLP

Chancery Dismisses Derivative Claims That Private Equity Sponsors Comprised A Control Group

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Patel v. Duncan, C.A. No. 2020-0418-MTZ (Del. Ch. Sept. 30, 2021) - For stockholders to comprise a control group, the alleged group members must be connected in some “legally significant way – such as by contract, common...more

K2 Integrity

Digging Deeper Episode 10: Misguided or Misconduct? Understanding Bad Behavior in the Corporate World

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Why do good people do bad things? Why would someone put an otherwise stellar reputation on the line for a few moments of gain? Bob Brenner dives in to decode this behavior with Richard Girgenti, a leading authority on ethics...more

Foreside

Let’s Talk Turkey: Advisors May Not Charge Fees for No Services; Roaring Kitty’s Social Media and Personal Trading Activities...

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Lessons Learned - Out of Sight, Out of Mind – Advisor Continued to Charge Clients Fees for No Services After IARs Departed. Two Investment Advisor Representatives (IARs) left the firm, and although the impacted clients...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

What’s behind the rise in UK M&A litigation?

Litigation following mergers and acquisitions has always been a source of important judicial decisions on critical legal issues. However, can it tell us more about the state of the deal market and where future disputes may be...more

Smith Anderson

Lawyers May Simultaneously Represent a Corporation and Its Directors Against Derivative Claims That Do Not Allege “Serious...

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In a case of first impression in North Carolina, a judge for the North Carolina Business Court was recently asked to decide whether a single law firm may simultaneously represent both a corporation and its individual...more

Hogan Lovells

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. v. Rosson: Gentile overturned, eliminating dual-natured claims

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In Brookfield Asset Management Inc. v. Rosson, the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously overturned its 2006 decision in Gentile v. Rossette, thereby eliminating the dual nature “Gentile carve-out” that allowed for both direct...more

Carlton Fields

Tips and Strategies for Successful Mass Tort Management

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Mass tort litigation is unlike many other types of litigation – the cases are large, complex, and fast moving, and if you’re not organized and prepared early on, it can be hard to regain control. In this podcast, Carlton...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

One Law Firm. Two Clients. Three Times the Complexity.

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Amidst a “bitter family dispute” over future control of a closely held oil company, can the same law firm represent the directors paving the way for their son to take the reins and the company that minority shareholders seek...more

Freeman Law

The Business Judgment Rule in Texas

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Corporate officers and directors owe a fiduciary duty to the corporation that they serve, and they can be held liable if they breach that fiduciary duty. Fiduciary duties are not codified in the Texas Business Organizations...more

Hogan Lovells

United Food & Com. Workers Union v. Zuckerberg: Exculpatory clause does not render demand futile

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In United Food & Com. Workers Union v. Zuckerberg, No. 404, 2020 (Del. Sup. Sep. 23, 2021), the Delaware Supreme Court adopted a new, three-part test for determining when a shareholder is required to make a pre-suit demand on...more

Morris James LLP

Chancery Enforces Parties’ Merger Agreement That Barred Claims Upon Termination of the Agreement

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Yatra Online, Inc. v. Ebix, Inc., C.A. No. 2020-0444-JRS (Del. Ch. Aug. 30, 2021) - Agreements frequently specify how the termination of the agreement affects the parties’ rights and obligations. This case illustrates that...more

Morris James LLP

Delaware Superior Court Holds That Claim For Gross Negligence Against Corporate Managers Is An Equitable Claim For Breach Of...

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Techview Investments Ltd., v. Amstar Poland Property Fund I, L.P., C.A. No. N20C-11-229 EMD CCLD (Del. Super. Ct. Aug. 31, 2021) - The court's ability to hear actions is limited by their jurisdiction – both jurisdiction...more

Patton Sullivan Brodehl LLP

Attorney Fee Recovery by Third Parties Dragged into Commercial Lease Disputes

Commercial leases often contain attorney fee provisions allowing a party who prevails in litigation to recover attorney fees from the losing party. Can those attorney fee provisions apply to third parties — outsiders to...more

Stokes Wagner

What Are The Limits Of A Court’s Ability To Enforce A Non-Compete Agreement?

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The parties in the case of Daneshgari v. Patriot Towing Services, LLC, No. A21A0887 (Ga.App. Oct. 21, 2021), had entered into a four-year non-compete agreement in June of 2016 that Daneshgari and his partner began to violate...more

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Inside the Courts – An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators - October 2021

This quarter’s issue of Inside the Courts — An Update From Skadden Securities Litigators includes summaries and associated court opinions of selected cases principally decided in May-August 2021....more

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Delaware Court of Chancery Dismisses Marriott Data Breach Derivative Suit

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Delaware Court of Chancery Dismisses Marriott Data Breach Derivative Suit; DOJ Announces Creation of National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team; Fifth Circuit Applies New Standard for Disgorgement Orders In Securities Cases to...more

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Delaware’s New Universal Demand-Futility Test

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On Sept. 23, the Delaware Supreme Court endorsed a new universal three-part demand-futility test in United Food and Commercial Workers Union and Participating Food Industry Employers Tri-State Pension Fund v. Zuckerberg, et...more

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