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Recent developments relating to rights to exclude shareholder proposals from proxy statements

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2014

A recent court decision and no-action letter have brought to light new issues surrounding issuer requests for Securities and Exchange Commission

Expedited proceedings denied where harm is only speculative

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2014

The Delaware Chancery Court recently denied a shareholder’s motion to expedite proceedings to enjoin a company buyout, finding that the shareholder

Investor claims NetTALK executives took control of board

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2014

On November 5, Telestrata, LLC brought a derivative shareholder action and direct action against NetTALK.com, Inc., a publicly traded

Delaware Chancery clarifies discovery obligations of domestic affiliate of foreign company

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently held that, for purposes of responding to a non-party subpoena, documents held by the foreign affiliate of a

Delaware Chancery requires payment of merger consideration to dissenting stockholder after expiration of appraisal period

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently dismissed corporate mismanagement and breach of fiduciary duty claims filed by a dissenting stockholder, but

Delaware Court of Chancery rejects controlling stockholder claims and applies business judgment rule to merger suits

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2014

In In re KKR Financial Holdings LLC Shareholder Litigation, C.A. No. 9210 (Del. Ch. Oct. 14, 2014), the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed a

Delaware Chancery rejects books and records demand as time-barred

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently found that a shareholder’s demand for books and records was time-barred, as the alleged basis for a

Delaware Court denies dismissal for disinterested directors when entire fairness applies

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2014

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently addressed the pleading standard for claims against disinterested directors arising out of transactions

Bylaw of Delaware corporation providing for exclusive forum in North Carolina upheld

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2014

In City of Providence v. First Citizens Bancshares, Inc., C.A. No. 9795 (Del. Ch. Sep. 8, 2014), Delaware Chancellor Bouchard upheld a bylaw adopted

Oregon state court refuses to enforce forum selection bylaw

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

In Roberts v. TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc., No. 1402-02441 (Cir. Ct. Or. Aug 14, 2014), an Oregon state court, breaking with state courts in