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Proposed appraisal statute amendments would permit companies to reduce their interest costlikely to discourage “weaker” appraisal claims and make settlement of “stronger” claims harder

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

Proposed amendments to the Delaware appraisal statute announced last week are expected to be adopted by the Delaware Legislature

DRI Business Suit First Circuit update - March 2015

  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

The following article, authored by Karen Frink Wolf and Nora C. Lawrence, was originally published in the March 19 issue of DRI's Business Suit First

Exclusive forum bylaws - new research shows favorable impact

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

In recent years, public companies have increasingly become targets of internal affairs litigation over the same corporate action in multiple

Delaware Court of Chancery holds that fee-shifting bylaw does not apply to former stockholder

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2015

In Strougo v. Hollander, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a fee-shifting bylaw did not apply to a former stockholder’s challenge to the

Minority stockholders did not waive appraisal rights when the company exercised drag-along rights following the merger

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2015

In a recent opinion, Halpin v. Riverstone National, Inc., the Delaware Court of Chancery granted the minority stockholders' appraisal rights

Buying a reinsurance company can lead to litigation

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2015

The capital markets seem to be in love with reinsurance. Capital from venture capitalists, private equity funds and hedge funds has been flowing into

Financial services update Vol. 10, Issue 9

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • March 9 2015

I recently had the opportunity to invest in individual shortterm real estate loans. Having devoted my current liquidity to a real estate

Delaware Court of Chancery holds that minority stockholders did not waive appraisal rights in a merger where the company failed to properly exercise drag-along rights

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2015

In Halpin v. Riverstone National, Inc., a controlling stockholder caused the company to complete a merger, but did so without exercising drag-along

Forcing agreement: limitations on the ability to bind non-consenting Delaware stockholders to post-closing obligations in a private merger

  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2015

The Delaware Court of Chancery (the "Court") recently ruled in Cigna Health and Life Ins. Co. v. Audax Health Solutions, Inc., C.A. No. 9405-VCP

Re-examining the M&A playbook for non-consenting stockholders in light of Cigna Health

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

In a case that is likely to impact M&A structuring for certain transactions, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that (1) stockholder release