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Delaware Court Of Chancery Invalidates Written Consent Of The Majority Of Common Stockholders Purporting To Remove And Replace CEO
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

On January 10, 2018, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery granted a motion for judgment on the pleadings to plaintiffs


SEC suspends trading of blockchain firm's stock
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has temporarily suspended trading in the securities of UBI Blockchain (UBIA). What


Chancery Court holds business strategy disputes may not be resolved by appointment of a receiver under section 291
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • January 4 2018

In, In re: Geneius Biotechnology, Inc., C.A. No. 2017-0297-TMR (Del. Ch. Dec. 8, 2017), the Delaware Court of Chancery denied a minority stockholder’s


Finding No Credible Basis For Inferring Wrongdoing, Delaware Court Of Chancery Denies Demand for Books And Records Concerning Alleged Related-Party Transactions
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2017

On December 5, 2017, Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III of the Delaware Court of Chancery denied a motion for reargument concerning the Court’s


Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance - December 2017
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2017

On October 23, 2017, the SEC approved the PCAOB’s rule proposal to adopt Auditing Standard No. 3101, The Auditor’s Report


Boilerplate provisions in a contract
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2017

The term “boilerplate” refers to standardized language in a contract that usually appears at the end of the agreement (often in a section titled


Delaware Court of Chancery Dismisses Fiduciary Duty Claims Despite Inapplicability of Corwin
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2017

Recently in van der Fluit v. Yates, the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed fiduciary duty claims brought against the board of Opower, Inc. in


Choice of Laws Analyses Can Be Dispositive
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2017

Although most jurisdictions agree on many basic privilege issues, some important variations remain. The most important involves a few states'


Delaware Court Of Chancery Rejects Books-And-Records Demand Driven By Entrepreneurial Counsel
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

On November 13, 2017, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery rejected a stockholder’s demand to inspect books and records


Delaware Courts Continue to Define Appropriate Valuation Methodologies for Statutory Appraisal
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • USA
  • November 21 2017

Statutory appraisal actions remain one of the most closely watched areas of Delaware corporate law, and there have been significant developments in