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Shareholder-Approved Award Limits for Non-employee Directors: Legal Update and Actions to Consider
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

A recent Delaware court decision validates the trending practice to add specific limits on non-employee director pay in public company “omnibus”


Three decisions consider effect of stockholder approval on challenged transactions
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

In August 2016 three members of the Delaware Court of Chancery rendered decisions over three consecutive days considering the impact of stockholder


Delaware Chancery Court applies Corwin standard and makes sale subject to business judgement rule
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

On October 12 2016 the Delaware Court of Chancery, in another application of Corwin (for further details please see "Three decisions consider effect


Supreme Court Restricts Patent Venue
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned the Federal Circuit’s VE Holding opinion, which had permitted patent defendants to be


“Unusually Deplorable” Conduct in TheftDestruction of ESI Garners $7 Million Sanctions.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

In Shawe v. Elting, No. 487, 2016 (Del. Feb. 13, 2017), the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed a sanctions award of over $7 million against the


Delaware Chancery Court Holds That Well-Pled Unocal Claim Does Not Automatically Excuse Pre-Suit Demand
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

On May 15, 2017, Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III of the Delaware Chancery Court dismissed a shareholder derivative action asserting that the


Chancery Court Rules Former Stockholder Lacks Standing In Books And Records Suit.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

In a case of first impression in Delaware, the Chancery Court dismissed a former shareholder's books and records complaint for lack of standing


U.S. Supreme Court Limits Venue Under the Patent Statute in TC Heartland
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

On May 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, put an end to the swirling legal debate


Federal Circuit Rules that Starr International Lacks Standing to Pursue Class Claims Stemming from the U.S. Government’s Acquisition of AIG Equity
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

On May 9, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) affirmed in part and reversed in part an earlier decision from


Texas’ Loss is Delaware’s Gain: Navigating the Post-TC Heartland Landscape of Patent Litigation
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

On May 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court disrupted nearly three decades of patent venue practice by reversing the Federal Circuit in TC Heartland v