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Delaware Court of Chancery restricts board’s ability to subject former shareholders to new bylaws

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently held, in a case of first impression, that a non-reciprocal fee-shifting bylaw cannot be applied to a claim

Delaware proposal banning fee-shifting and permitting exclusive forum provisions

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

Following the unexpected May 2014 decision of the Delaware Supreme Court in ATP Tour Inc. v. Deutscher Tennis Bund, 91 A.3d 554 (Del. 2014

Delaware Chancery Court addresses proper purpose for inspection demand

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently held that a shareholder was not entitled to inspect records concerning alleged violations of the Foreign

Delaware court rules that beneficial stockholder may seek appraisal in its own name

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2015

On January 5, the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled that a beneficial stockholder has standing to bring an action for appraisal in its own name when

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