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Dispute resolution alert - 5 April 2017
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • April 5 2017

The Constitutional Court often introduces principles of equity and fairness which are enshrined in the constitution when dispensing justice. However


Delaware M&A Quarterly - Spring 2017
  • Paul Weiss
  • USA
  • April 5 2017

In a 4-1 split decision in The Williams Cos., Inc. v. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., et al., the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed the Court of


Delaware Court of Chancery Rules on Unambiguous Director Removal Voting Requirements
  • Cole Schotz PC
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

In a recent decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Court struck down a corporate bylaw provision of NutriSystem, Inc., a Delaware corporation


"Clean up, clean up, everybody clean up": the doctrine of clean hands
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • December 6 2016

On occasion, in response to a motion or claim by an adverse party seeking equitable relief, a party will argue that the relief sought should be denied


Court of Chancery Critically Reviewing “Mootness” Fee Applications
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2016

In two recent decisions, the judges of Delaware's Court of Chancery have demonstrated their intent to carefully review fee applications made by


Citing "Issue Preclusion," the Delaware Court of Chancery Denies Advancement to a Company's Vice President
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

The Delaware Court of Chancery typically holds that a corporation must advance the fees and expenses of an executive or officer-level employee who is


New High Court Rules Strive for Efficiency and Expediency
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • July 25 2016

Two Statutory Instruments (SIs) amending the Rules of the Superior Courts will come into effect on 1 October 2016 and introduce significant changes


Delaware Court of Chancery Finds Accepting Tender Offer Has Same Cleansing Effect as Stockholder Vote
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

In In re Volcano Corporation Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery recently held that majority stockholder approval of a merger


Some Clarity On 'Commercially Reasonable Efforts' In M&A
  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

The path from the signing of a merger agreement to the closing of the transaction can be long and labor-intensive, potentially requiring the parties


Tips for Litigating Construction Disputes in Delaware
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2016

Delaware is arguably the premier venue for litigating all matters corporate, and its judges are very familiar with a panoply of corporate disputes