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KKR Financialstrong confirmation by Delaware Chancery Court of its preference for business judgment review whenever possible

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2014

In KKR Financial Holdings LLC Stockholder Litigation (Oct. 14, 2014), the Delaware Chancery Court has continued its march to the drumbeat of business

Award of costs to defense counsel in class action affirmed

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

In Myrick v. WellPoint, Inc., Nos. 12-3882, 13-2230 (7th Cir. Aug. 19, 2014), plaintiffs filed a class action challenging a health insurance merger

Corporate finances: punitive damages’ 800-pound gorilla

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

It seems perfectly obvious, to this writer at least, that by far the most significant factor fueling the drive over the past several decades to ever

Inside M&A - Fall 2014

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

Buyers can acquire unintended and potentially very damaging liabilities together with target business or assets. Analyzing the financial situation of

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

  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
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  • 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

Doing business in North America - Volume 2: Mexico

  • Miller Canfield PLC
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  • Mexico, USA
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  • October 6 2014

Unlike the U.S., Mexico has a civil legal sys in which the vast majority of its laws are codified. The legal system is based on Roman law and

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

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Sixth Circuit case specifies additional language required in indemnification survival clauses in M&A agreements

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

A recent Sixth Circuit case, interpreting Ohio law, found that a merger agreement stating that the representations and warranties "shall

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

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

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

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

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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