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Court of Chancery Notes Uncertainty Whether Unocal Heightened Scrutiny Applies in Corwin Stockholder-Approved TransactionsParamount Gold & Silver
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

In Paramount Gold and Silver Stockholders Litigation (April 13, 2017), the shareholder-plaintiffs claimed that the directors of Paramount Gold and


Chancery Court Holds That Stockholder Vote on Merger Was Neither Fully-Informed nor Uncoerced
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • April 19 2017

In In re Saba Software, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, C.A. No. 10697-VCS (Del. Ch. Mar. 31, 2017, revised Apr. 11, 2017), the Delaware Court of


Delaware Chancery Court Applies Corwin To Dismiss Post-Merger Fiduciary Duty Claim After Finding A Royalty Agreement Did Not Constitute An Unreasonable Deal Protection Device
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2017

On April 13, 2017, Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed a shareholder derivative suit alleging a breach of


News round up - March 2017
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2017

Renaissance Capital reported a strong start to the year in its U.S. IPO Market 1Q 2017 Quarterly Review. The first quarter of 2017 saw 25 IPOs, which


M&A Watch: Court Questions Accelerated Vesting of Equity Compensation
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

As we have previously reported, the Delaware Chancery Court recently dismissed the stockholder class action suit In re Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc


Corwin Stops Litigation Where Deal Protection Measures are not Preclusive
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

In Re Paramount Gold And Silver Corp. Stockholders Litigation examines the interaction of Corwin, Unocal and deal protection measures. At issue was a


Unusual Facts Preclude “Cleansing” of Stockholder-Approved Merger, But the Power of Corwin Continues Saba Software
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

Saba Software, Inc. Stockholder Litigation (March 31, 2017) is the first case that we are aware of in which the Delaware Court of Chancery has


German Federal Tax Court Decision: Non-resident Corporations not Subject to Tax for Gains from Cancellation of Debt Incurred for the Acquisition of Real Property in Germany
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • April 12 2017

The Federal Tax Court recently released its decision of Dec. 7, 2016 - I R 7614 (in German only) regarding the tax treatment of a gain of a


Delaware Court of Chancery Holds That Stockholder Vote on Equity Incentive Plan Ratifies Later Awards
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2017

In a recent decision in In re Investor Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a fully informed stockholder


Delaware Chancery Court Declines To Dismiss Fiduciary Duty Claims In Shareholder-Approved Merger, Finding That Shareholders Alleged Sufficient Facts To Negate Application Of Corwin
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2017

Corwin On March 31, 2017, Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III of the Delaware Court of Chancery declined to dismiss a shareholder claim for breach