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Derek Jeter and Fiduciary Risk
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 16 2016

A recent decision of the Delaware Chancery Court involving Derek Jeter provides a topical opportunity to remind governing board members that


SPAC directors cannot take the protection of the business judgment rule for granted
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

The strategic decisions made by directors of Delaware corporations are typically accorded the protection of the business judgment rule, which "is a


Straight outta Delaware: JLI Invest S.A. et al. V. Cook et al.
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

As soon as we start to think that Delaware's unclaimed property practices and administration couldn't possibly get any more egregious, another


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


New signposts and practical pointers for directors in troubled times
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 8 2010

The current economic distress has put immense pressure on corporate boards of directors to consider and address the financial and operational challenges faced by their companies


Directors’ fiduciary duties after Netsmart
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 16 2007

In the first quarter of this year, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a decision that should cause directors to consider carefully whether they have done enough to canvass the market of potential acquirers when their company is up for sale or, in other words, whether they have effectively discharged their Revlon duties


Wayward management
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 18 2007

Last month, the Dow Chemical Company fired two senior executives accused of purportedly engaging in unauthorized discussions with third parties concerning a potential takeover bid for the company


Kevin Y. Qian
  • McDermott Will & Emery

Lionel Lesur
  • McDermott Will & Emery

Mai Muto
  • McDermott Will & Emery