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Court of Appeals Ruling Eases the Way for Shareholders to Bring Derivative Suits Against Cayman Islands Companies in the New York...

On Nov. 20, 2017, the New York Court of Appeals held that in a derivative action brought in a New York court against a company incorporated in the Cayman Islands, the plaintiff need not comply with Rule 12A of the Cayman...more

Veil-Piercing Under California Law – Heightened Risks for Fund Managers

We recently posted about the risks associated with veil-piercing claims and the ways in which fund managers can protect themselves from exposure to these claims. Our first post on veil-piercing focused on Delaware standards,...more

Delaware Supreme Court to Chancery: You Have Broad Powers

by Morris James LLP on

Books-and-records litigation does not typically grab headlines. In fact, few cases litigated under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law result in written opinions authored by the Delaware Supreme Court....more

Stockholder Inspections Of Delaware Corporations In California

by Allen Matkins on

In United Techs. Corp. v. Treppel, 2014 Del. LEXIS 608 (Del. Dec. 23, 2014), the Delaware Supreme Court held that the Court of Chancery had authority to condition a stockholder’s inspection under Section 220 of the Delaware...more

A Shot In A Mug Of Beer May Not Be The Answer To This Exclusive Forum Bylaw Case

by Allen Matkins on

In March, Safeway and Albertsons announced that they had entered into a definitive merger agreement. As night follows day, litigation ensued. At least 12 class action complaints were filed by alleged stockholders of...more

What Doth The Alter Ego Doctrine Require Of Thee, But To “Do Justice”?

by Allen Matkins on

Yesterday’s post briefly discussed the internal affairs doctrine and alter ego claims. Professor Stephen Bainbridge responded with this post which discusses the approaches of courts in New York and Delaware. Professor...more

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