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Delaware Court of Chancery strikes down claims provisions in private merger

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

In Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company v Audax Health Solutions, Inc (CA No 9405-VCP (Del Ch November 26 2014) the Delaware Court of Chancery

Increasing hostility towards appraisal arbitrage

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2015

Appraisal rights have become increasingly popular and controversial in recent years. While statutory appraisal remedies are intended to protect

Court decision helps REITs strategize for successful acquisitions in the face of shareholder litigation

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2015

Decision of note for REITs contemplating asset acquisitions involving stock consideration that requires stockholder approval, even if the transaction

Illinois court affirms single-bidder sale may satisfy Revlon duties

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

In Keating v Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc an Illinois state court held that directors of Motorola Mobility's board did not violate their fiduciary

Deals in Delaware: obtaining enforceable releases and indemnification provisions in mergers

  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2015

In a recent case, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that parties to a merger transaction could not require a minority stockholder to give the buyer

Break-up fees in Delaware: a delicate balance for all parties involved

  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2015

The negotiation of the "deal protection" package in a public company M&A transaction almost always involves the inevitable discussion as to the

Delaware Supreme Court clarifies fiduciary duties in sale context

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2015

In a recent opinion the Delaware Supreme Court reversed a lower court ruling enjoining a merger transaction, holding that Revlon duties do not

The ropes recap mergers & acquisition law news

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • China, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • April 8 2015

In Halpin v. Riverstone National, Inc., the Chancery Court denied enforcement of customary drag-along rights where the controlling stockholders

Court finds in favor of Harbinger on $50 million claim involving purchase of Old Mutual Financial Life insurance Company

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2015

In a lengthy opinion detailing extensive findings of fact and law, a New York federal district court entered its order in favor of Harbinger F&G, LLC

Double jeopardy for pension plan sponsors selling businesses: have you provided spinoff notices?

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2015

There are many benefits issues that must be dealt with when businesses are sold, including the potential involvement of the Pension Benefit Guaranty