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Michael C. Hefter Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

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Delaware court establishes taxonomy for controlling stockholder claims *

USA - November 6 2014
In a recent decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery (Parsons, V.C.) dismissed a shareholder class action complaint alleging that a target company's…

Co-authors: David R. Kolker, Ryan M. Philp.

Delaware court approves out-of-state forum selection bylaw adopted at time of merger *

USA - September 29 2014
In City of Providence v. First Citizens BancShares Inc. et al., C.A. No. 9795-CB (Del. Ch. Sept. 8, 2014), the Delaware Court of Chancery (Bouchard…

Co-authors: David R. Kolker, Ryan M. Philp.

Delaware Court clarifies director and officer liability in M&A transactions *

USA - June 11 2014
In Chen v. Howard-Anderson, 87 A.3d 648 (Del. Ch. 2014), the Delaware Court of Chancery (Laster, V.C.) held that directors and officers can be held…

Co-authors: Ryan M. Philp, David J. Ball.

Second Circuit says district court erred in blocking SEC/Citigroup settlement *

USA - June 4 2014
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today vacated a closely-watched 2011 decision by U.S. District Court Judge Jed Rakoff…

Co-authors: Britt Cass Steckman, Seth M. Cohen, Philip J. Bezanson.

Supreme Court upholds arbitration award in favor of British natural gas investor in Argentina *

United Kingdom, USA - March 7 2014
On March 5, 2014, the United States Supreme Court upheld a $185 million arbitration award obtained by the United Kingdom's BG Group PLC against the…

Co-authors: Stan Chelney.

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