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Report shows continued ubiquity of stockholder M&A litigation

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

In early March Cornerstone Research issued its annual report on stockholder M&A litigation. The report concluded that stockholder litigation

Appraisal decisions: deal consideration as fair value

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

In recent appraisal actions the Delaware Court of Chancery has shown a willingness to look to deal consideration in arm's-length transactions as the

Delaware chancery: “entire fairness” in recapitalization is more than just a fair price

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2014

Vice Chancellor Noble recently held that a recapitalization, although approved and Implemented at a fair price, was not entirely fair due to the

In re Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Stockholder Litigation

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

In an opinion issued on September 9, 2014, the Delaware Court of Chancery (VC Glasscock) held that in a controlling stockholder freeze-out merger

Club deal litigation ends with settlement as PE firms pursue new deal structures

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2014

The Carlyle Group's recent settlement of a long-running antitrust lawsuit generated some fireworks in what appears to be the twilight of the deal

Courts differ on enforceability of unilaterally adopted forum selection bylaws

  • White & Case LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

While forum selection bylaws have become increasingly popular with US public companies, courts in Delaware and Oregon recently came to opposite

Delaware Court of Chancery applies board-friendly standard to dismiss claims challenging controlling party takeover

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

Vice Chancellor Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery recently applied the business judgment standard of review at the pleading stage to dismiss a

The SEC brings another case centered on the EB-5 immigration program

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2014

The government's EB-5 program is supposed to be a win win for everyone. For immigrants seeking admission to the United States it is supposed to

Despite favourable ruling, Sotheby's settles with activist investor

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 3 2014

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently declined to invalidate Sotheby's adoption of a two-tiered stockholder rights plan (poison pill) with a lower trigger for activist investors

Stockholder plaintiffs must allege "extreme" facts to sustain Revlon process claims

  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 3 2014

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision dismissing a stockholder plaintiffs' claims concerning an allegedly defective sales process illustrates the high bar that the court will apply to Revlon process claims against a disinterested board