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Tipping for Nothing: Supreme Court to Tackle Insider Trading Split over Tippee Liability
  • Carrington Coleman
  • USA
  • February 2 2016

Last week, the Supreme Court agreed to hear United States v. Salman to resolve a split over insider trading liability. Because “all disclosures of


Funds Talk: February 2016
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

News that Volkswagen AG sold millions of diesel cars with software designed to evade emission-standards testing continues to have enormous


Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance - February 2016
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

The November 2015 Delaware Supreme Court decision involving RuralMetro Corporation (Rural Metro) has received considerable attention and has


Delaware Court of Chancery Appears to Sound the Death Knell for Disclosure-Only Settlements in Merger Litigation
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

On January 22, 2016, in In re Trulia, Inc. Stockholder Litig., ("Trulia"), Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery rejected a


Solving The Valuation Puzzle in Life Sciences Transactions: The Pros and Cons of the CVR
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

Earnout provisions of all stripes have long populated the private company M&A landscape. But the public company equivalent, contingent value rights


Delaware Court of Chancery Rejects Another Disclosure-Only Settlement
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

In In re Trulia, Inc. Stockholders Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery has again rejected a settlement in the M&A context that released a


Recent Trends in Securities Class Action Litigation: 2015 Full-Year Review - Record Number of Cases Being Filed Faster than Ever with the Shortest Alleged Class Periods
  • NERA Economic Consulting
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

2015 saw federal securities class action filings reach levels not seen since 2008, with 234 complaints filed. Growth was dominated by 182 filings


Judge Koeltl: Movie Studio Had No Duty to Disclose “Wells” Notices Regarding Control Fight With Carl Icahn
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

In an opinion Friday, Judge Koeltl dismissed a shareholder class action against the movie studio Lions Gate. The case concerned how the company


Delaware Chancery Court Delivers Devastating Blow to Disclosure Settlements
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

A new decision makes clear that parties should no longer expect the Delaware Court of Chancery to approve broad settlements of M&A class actions


Significant Developments in Corporate Governance and M&A Law in 2015
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2016

There were important developments in 2015 in Delaware law concerning issues of corporate governance andor arising in the context of M&A transactions