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Lessons from Anthem-Cigna, Including Avoiding the Result of No Damages for Clear Breaches of a Merger Agreement

USA - September 8 2020 In In re Anthem-Cigna Stockholders Litigation (Aug. 31, 2020), the Delaware Court of Chancery characterized the rise and fall of the proposed merger...

Christopher Ewan, David J. Greenwald, David L. Shaw, Warren S. de Wied, Mark H. Lucas, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman, Scott B. Luftglass, Randi Lally, Steven G. Scheinfeld, Maxwell Yim, Erica Jaffe, Shant P. Manoukian, Amber Meek, Bret T. Chrisope, Robert C. Schwenkel, Andrew J. Colosimo, Philip Richter, Steven Epstein, Arthur Fleischer Jr., Peter L. Simmons, Gail Weinstein, Andrea Gede-Lange.

PE Seller May Have Liability for Portfolio Company’s Alleged Fraud in Concealing Steep Earnings Decline Post-Signing-Agspring

USA - August 17 2020 In Agspring v. NGP (July 30, 2020), the Court of Chancery declined to dismiss fraud claims against a private equity fund and officers of its portfolio...

Christopher Ewan, David J. Greenwald, David L. Shaw, Warren S. de Wied, Mark H. Lucas, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman, Scott B. Luftglass, Randi Lally, Steven G. Scheinfeld, Maxwell Yim, Erica Jaffe, Shant P. Manoukian, Amber Meek, Bret T. Chrisope, Robert C. Schwenkel, Andrew J. Colosimo, Philip Richter, Steven Epstein, Arthur Fleischer Jr., Peter L. Simmons, Gail Weinstein, Andrea Gede-Lange.

Decision Highlights Risk a Controller’s Direct Discussions With Minority Stockholders May Render MFW Unavailable-In re HomeFed

USA - July 28 2020 In In re HomeFed Corporation Stockholder Litigation (July 13, 2020), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that the going-private transaction involving...

Christopher Ewan, David J. Greenwald, David L. Shaw, Warren S. de Wied, Mark H. Lucas, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman, Scott B. Luftglass, Randi Lally, Steven G. Scheinfeld, Maxwell Yim, Erica Jaffe, Shant P. Manoukian, Amber Meek, Bret T. Chrisope, Robert C. Schwenkel, Andrew J. Colosimo, Philip Richter, Steven Epstein, Arthur Fleischer Jr., Peter L. Simmons, Gail Weinstein, Andrea Gede-Lange.

Court of Chancery Amplifies the MFW Prerequisites (and May Portend a New Approach to MFW and Corwin?)-Dell Technologies

USA - June 30 2020 In re Dell Technologies Inc. Class V Stockholders Litigation (June 11, 2020) can be viewed as a routine decision analyzing the MFW prerequisites to...

Christopher Ewan, David J. Greenwald, David L. Shaw, Warren S. de Wied, Mark H. Lucas, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman, Scott B. Luftglass, Randi Lally, Steven G. Scheinfeld, Maxwell Yim, Erica Jaffe, Shant P. Manoukian, Amber Meek, Bret T. Chrisope, Robert C. Schwenkel, Andrew J. Colosimo, Philip Richter, Steven Epstein, Arthur Fleischer Jr., Peter L. Simmons, Gail Weinstein, Andrea Gede-Lange.

Possible Expanded Utility of PIPE Transactions for Companies to Raise Funds in the Current Environment

USA - April 13 2020 As a result of the economic crisis arising from the global Coronavirus pandemic, many companies are seeking creative fundraising solutions to meet...

Mark H. Lucas, Robert C. Schwenkel, Gail Weinstein.