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Can a Poison Pill provide long-lasting relief?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 28 2011

The Delaware Court of Chancery recently ruled in favor of Airgas and the continued enforceability of its Rights Agreement or "Poison Pill."


Crying Revlon: Delaware courts dismiss claims in Morton’s Restaurant Group acquisition
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

In In Re Morton's Restaurant Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, Chancellor Strine dismissed all claims in an action arising out of the acquisition


Delaware Court of Chancery upholds forum selection bylaws
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

In recent years, virtually every merger and acquisition (M&A) transaction of significant size involving a U.S. public company has been challenged in


Who’s in charge is the board responsible to monitor its financial advisor or vice versa?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 21 2014

In the case of In re Rural Metro Corporation Stockholders Litigation, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware held that the primary financial


M&A Corporate Governance: Oversight of the Board’s Financial Advisors
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 16 2013

Recent decisions in the Delaware Court of Chancery highlight the need for increased oversight of financial advisors by corporations engaging in M&A


Inside M&A - Fall 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 14 2014

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


Financial advisory update
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 11 2013

Novel theories by plaintiffs’ lawyers need to foster novel approaches by M&A lawyers. A number of recent cases highlight the increasing risks for


Private equity firms achieve only partial dismissal of “buying club” antitrust lawsuit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently limited the scope of a proposed shareholder class action against a number of


Equity investors: be foreWARNed
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 8 2014

The Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act (WARN Act) requires certain employers to give employees 60 days' notice of plant closings and


Illinois circuit court reinforces Seventh Circuit’s limitation on financial advisors’ liability under fairness opinions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 28 2009

Three recent decisions, taken together, offer valuable guidance to financial advisors for avoiding liability when issuing financial opinions