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Delaware Court of Chancery Holds that Board’s Decision to Disregard Speculative Projections Did Not Support Claim of Bad Faith
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

In In re Chelsea Therapeutics International Ltd. Stockholder Litigation, the Court of Chancery dismissed claims that the board of a target company


Taking Action That Affects The Shareholder Vote? Expect the “Gimlet Eye”
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

On May 19, 2016, the Delaware Chancery Court preliminarily enjoined the directors of Cogentix Medical from reducing the size of the company's board


Delaware Supreme Court’s Zale Decision Lower Risk of Liability for Bankers, Open Issues, and Practice Points
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2016

The Delaware Supreme Court’s recent decision in Singh v. Attenborough (May 6, 2016, en banc, “Zale III”), written by Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr


Federal Court Blocks Staples-Office Depot Merger, Finding Sale of Office Supplies to Large Business Customers to Be a Distinct Relevant Market
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

On May 10, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Federal Trade Commission successfully established a


"Court of Chancery Continues to Clarify Views of Disclosure-Based Deal Litigation Settlements "
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

As previously discussed in Insights: The Delaware Edition, throughout the second half of 2015, the Delaware Court of Chancery began to question its


Court Upholds Allegedly Unfair Master Limited Partnership Transaction
  • Morris James LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

When alternative entities first came into prominence, questions arose concerning the applicability to them and their stakeholders of corporate law


Delaware Supreme Court Provides Guidance on Aiding-and-Abetting Liability for Financial Advisors
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

On November 30, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated opinion in RBC Capital Markets, LLC v. Jervis, No. 140, 2015, 129 A.3d 816


Sun Capital Court Decision Adds to ERISA Concerns for Private Equity Funds
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2016

In a potentially landmark decision related to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA"), the U.S. District Court for the District of


New York High Court Adopts Delaware Rule in Go-Private Suits - Provides Guidance to Compel Application of Business Judgment Standard
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

New York's highest court earlier this month adopted a more lenient standard for reviewing certain types of corporate transactions between companies


Following Delaware’s Lead, New York Adopts Business Judgment Rule for Controlling Shareholder Going-Private Mergers Where Certain Minority Shareholder Protections are Present
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

In In the Matter of Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., Shareholder Litigation (In re KCP), New York State’s highest court applied the business judgment