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Breach of loyalty in run-up to a going private transaction costs President and controlling shareholder nearly $150 million
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

In In re Dole Food Co., Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery awarded $148,190,590 in damages against Dole's controlling


Generous director equity compensation plan: shareholders’ approval was not sufficient to “ratify” payments subsequently made under it
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

The April 30, 2015 ruling of the Delaware Court of Chancery in Calma v. Templeton shines a spotlight on how courts may respond to concerns about


Delaware Supreme Court revisits Revlon duties, clarifies meaning of “market check”
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

In C&J Energy Services, Inc. v. City of Miami General Employees' and Sanitation Employees' Retirement Trust, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed a


Related party transactions: a cautionary note from the Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision in In re El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. discusses the process surrounding related party transactions in


Delaware Code reform: long-term survival of representations and warranties made easy (maybe too easy, if you’re not careful with your curative provision!)
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2015

In this post, we revisit an issue that we discussed less than a year ago - survival periods for representations and warranties under Delaware law


Delaware Chancery provides important guidance to boards of directors and financial advisors
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • August 22 2014

The recent Rural Metro decision in the Delaware Court of Chancery provides important guidance to boards of directors and financial advisors in change


Delaware decision upholds board discretion in implementing rights plan against activist hedge fund
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

The Delaware Court of Chancery decision in Third Point LLC v. William F. Ruprecht, et al., and Sotheby's highlights once again the breadth of the


Survival clauses and limitations law in Delaware and Ontario: a quick comparison
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • May 14 2014

In the past few years, two Delaware Court of Chancery decisions - GRT, Inc. v. Marathon GTF Technology, Ltd. and ENI Holdings, LLC v. KBR Group


Delaware case provides guidance to directors in the context of a debt proxy put
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2013

In Kallick v. SandRidge Energy, the Delaware Chancery Court addressed the duties of directors in the context of a proxy put contained in a notes


Delaware case provides guidance to directors of overseas corporations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2013

The recent In re Puda Coal, Inc. Stockholders Litigation decision serves as a cautionary note to directors of corporations with significant