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Chancery Court orders financial advisor to pay millions in damages for aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2014

On October 10, 2014, Vice Chancellor Travis Laster ruled that RBC Capital was liable to the former stockholders of RuralMetro Corporation for $75.8

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

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • -
  • 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

Delaware court enforces exclusive forum provision adopted concurrently with announcement of merger agreement

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

Public companies are increasingly enacting "exclusive forum" bylaws - designating a single forum for intra- corporate disputes - as a way

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

Texas Court of Appeals decertifies class of Brigham shareholders

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

On August 15, the Texas Court of Appeals decertified a class of Brigham Exploration Co. shareholders, holding that the trial court failed to comply

Liquidated damages, a permanent injunction, and attorneys’ fees awarded for violating non-disclosurenon-compete agreement and preliminary injunction

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

In a well-written recent opinion concerning violation of both a confidentialitynon-compete agreement and a preliminary injunction, a federal judge

M & A quarterly - 2nd quarter 2014

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

Under long-established Delaware law, directors and officers face personal liability if their decisions relating to a change of control transaction

The Delaware quarterly April - June 2014

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The Delaware Supreme Court and Delaware Court of Chancery are generally regarded as the country's premier business courts, and their decisions carry

Texas Supreme Court denies minority shareholder’s oppression claims

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

On June 20, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that courts are not authorized to order closely held corporations to buy out a minority shareholder's

Third Point LLC v. Ruprecht: practical implications of Sotheby’s two-tiered poison pill having survived preliminary judicial review in Delaware

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2014

In Third Point LLC v. Ruprecht, et al., the Delaware Court of Chancery denied the motion of Third Point LLC and its co-plaintiffs for a preliminary