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Delaware General Corporation Law amended regarding fee-shifting and forum selection clauses
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On June 24, 2015, the governor of Delaware signed into law legislation that amends the Delaware General Corporation Law (Title 8 of the Delaware Code

Business law update - Summer- 2015
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

While it may be true that the only things certain in life are death and taxes, knowing how to reduce your tax liability can certainly make paying

'Cornerstone' decision reinforces Del. corporate law bedrock principles
  • Morris James LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

Delaware law has long provided that the decisions of disinterested and independent directors who receive no special benefit from a transaction ought

M&A and corporate governance newsletter- Spring 2015
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

A decision issued last month by Chancellor Bouchard of the Delaware Chancery Court in Calma v. Templeton reminds us that care must be taken by a board

Corralling and curtailing merger litigation: lessons learned from past securities and corporate governance litigation reform
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

In the world of securities and corporate governance litigation, we are always in the middle of a reform discussion of some variety. For the past

Deadlocked resolving impasses over material decisions and exiting a joint venture
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Joint venture partners often begin their relationship full of optimism for a successful future. The pressures of growing and managing a business can

Appraisal arbitrage Delaware’s response
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Appraisal litigation involving public companies is “undergoing explosive growth in Delaware.”1 This growth is being driven by sophisticated repeat

Delaware Supreme Court clarifies that plaintiffs must plead a non-exculpated claim of breach of fiduciary duty to survive motion to dismiss, even where entire fairness applies
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Last week, the Delaware Supreme Court cleared up a confused area of the law and held that in a stockholder suit challenging an acquisition by a

Private company M&A: the recent Delaware case trifecta
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

Rare is the Delaware decision that meaningfully affects private company M&A practice. Until recently. Over the last couple of months there has been a

Another lesson from the Delaware Chancery Court on process in Related Party Transactions
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2015

The Delaware Chancery Court recently held the general partner of a limited partnership liable for $171 million in damages for causing the limited