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Delaware Court of Chancery makes notable MAE finding, allows Fresenius to terminate proposed US$4.3 billion acquisition of Akorn
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • October 9 2018

M&A Update 9 October 2018 This is a commercial communication from Hogan Lovells. See note below. Delaware Court of Chancery makes notable MAE finding


New considerations for director compensation awards in light of Delaware Supreme Court's recent decision in In re Investors Bancorp
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

The subject of director compensation awards has been moving up the corporate governance agenda of many public companies since December 2017. The


Following Delaware’s Lead, New York Adopts Business Judgment Rule for Controlling Shareholder Going-Private Mergers Where Certain Minority Shareholder Protections are Present
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 13 2016

In In the Matter of Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., Shareholder Litigation (In re KCP), New York State’s highest court applied the business judgment


Delaware permits exclusive-forum provisions, but prohibits fee-shifting provisions
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • July 14 2015

On June 24, 2015, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law new legislation addressing two separate corporate governance measures that have


Delaware Supreme Court adopts fiduciary exception to attorney-client privilege
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 15 2014

The Delaware Supreme Court has issued a decision that may affect how US corporations conduct investigations and communicate with their attorneys.


Delaware adopts section 251(h) amendments to facilitate two-step merger process
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • August 19 2014

On July 15, 2014, several important amendments to Section 251(h) of the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) were signed into law by Delaware


Destroy securely: Delaware adopts new data destruction law
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

Delaware recently adopted a new law that will add requirements related to the destruction of records containing "personal identifying information."


Third Point LLC v. Ruprecht: practical implications of Sotheby’s two-tiered poison pill having survived preliminary judicial review in Delaware
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • June 18 2014

In Third Point LLC v. Ruprecht, et al., the Delaware Court of Chancery denied the motion of Third Point LLC and its co-plaintiffs for a preliminary


Delaware Supreme Court reaffirms that express agreement to negotiate in good faith is enforceable
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

In SIGA Technologies, Inc., v. PharmAthene, Inc., the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware reaffirmed that an express agreement to negotiate in


Delaware Court of Chancery applies business judgment rule to controlling stockholder, going private transaction structured as a merger
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • June 18 2013

In In re MFW Shareholders Litigation, C.A. No. 6566-CS (Del. Ch. May 29, 2013), the latest effort by the Delaware Court of Chancery to establish a