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It's not just a Delaware thing: other courts are also questioning disclosure-only settlements in M&A litigation

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 23 2015

In an age when overburdened courts with reduced budgets often approve class action settlements without significant oversight, Delaware courts have

Sharing privileged communications in the M&A context fresh guidance from New York’s Appellate Division

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • February 20 2015

In an acquisition context, an acquirer will frequently need information to assess risk associated with litigation, regulatory or other issues

Delaware courts’ recent decisions on appraisal may discourage opportunistic appraisal arbitrageurs

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

On February 12, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Chancery’s ruling in Huff Fund Investment Partnership v. CKx, Inc., in a

Delaware Court of Chancery rejects share-tracing standing requirement for appraisal petitioners

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery issued companion opinions clarifying Delaware’s standing requirements for appraisal petitions under 8 Del. C. 262

Delaware courts provide clearer roadmap for take-private transactions involving controlling stockholders

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2015

In 2014, the Delaware courts issued several key decisions - perhaps the most important to date - concerning the legal standards governing

Tronox: the weed that choked a flower lessons for buyers on remedies

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2015

As we noted in Parts 1 and 2 of this series, any buyer of assets from a company in any degree of financial stress should be concerned about the

Huff Fund Investment Partnership v. CKx, Inc

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2015

On February 12, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed in full (without an opinion) the Chancery Court’s decision in Huff Fund Investment

Supreme Court of Virginia rejects step-transaction argument in interpreting corporate appraisal statutes

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2015

Last month in Fisher v. Tails, Inc., the Supreme Court of Virginia affirmed a circuit court's order, finding that minority shareholders were not

Delaware Supreme Court holds go-shop period not always required to satisfy Revlon duties

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

On December 19, 2014, the Delaware Supreme Court issued important guidance on a Board of Directors' Revlon duties when it reversed a Chancery Court

New York State court rejects settlement of frivolous merger-related shareholder lawsuit

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2015

On January 7, 2015, Judge Shirley Kornreich of the Supreme Court of New York, New York County, issued an opinion denying preliminary approval of a