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Delaware Authorizes Remote Stockholder Meetings in Response to COVID-19

USA - April 7 2020 Responding to the needs of publicly traded corporations navigating the COVID-19 epidemic, Delaware Gov. John C. Carney issued a modified State of…

Todd C. Schiltz, Donald W. Van Buren, Jr, Michael J. Maimone

Feeling Conflicted: The Importance of Disclosing Potential Conflicts, the Stockholder Vote and the Business Judgment Rule

USA - March 30 2016 Shortly after the announcement of a merger (the Merger) between Zale Corporation (Zale) and Signet Jewelers Limited (Signet) on February 19, 2014…

Michael J. Maimone

Delaware law update: fee-shifting bylaw provisions and the use of a poison pill in response to activist investor activities

USA - June 30 2014 The Delaware Supreme Court issued a decision holding that a non-stock corporation could adopt a fee-shifting bylaw provision, in effect implementing…

Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corporation: Delaware Supreme Court clarifies standard of review for interested transactions

USA - March 28 2014 In Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp., --- A.3d ---, No. 334, 2013 (Del. March 14, 2014), the Delaware Supreme Court upheld the finding of the Delaware…

The benefits of Delaware

USA - December 20 2011 Many companies include a provision in their employment agreements specifying that any dispute arising out of the agreement, including disputes regarding the enforcement of restrictive covenants, will be litigated exclusively in Delaware courts.

Todd C. Schiltz