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Delaware Chancery Court enjoins Texas lawsuit based on forum selection clause
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2011

The Delaware Chancery Court enjoined a lawsuit pending in Texas state court based on a forum selection clause providing for exclusive jurisdiction in Delaware over claims arising out of the parties’ agreements.


Delaware adopts new arbitration rules for significant business disputes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 3 2011

In a widely applauded move by the Delaware Court of Chancery, the court adopted new arbitration rules providing a new alternative for resolving significant business disputes outside of the normal litigation process (Delaware Court of Chancery, "Order Adopting Court of Chancery Rules 96, 97 and 98" (Jan. 5, 2010)).


Presentation of evidencerather than assertions about the evidence that allegedly will be presented at trialis required at a certification hearing
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2010

Jeffrey Chudner paid a fee to use a Transunion website that promised to provide users with their credit scores from the three major credit bureaus but allegedly did not accurately report the scores to Chudner.


Delaware River Basin Commission delays natural gas regulations and declines to bar exploratory wells
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2010

The New York Times recently covered the ongoing dispute over drilling for natural gas in the Delaware River Basin, an area not only subject to the jurisdiction of state environmental agencies but also an interstate compact agency known as the Delaware River Basin Commission.


Kurz, et al. v. Holbrook, et al.,
  • Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

In this letter opinion, the Court of Chancery declined to certify an interim award of fees and expenses to be paid by EMAK Worldwide, Inc. (“EMAK”) as a partial final judgment pursuant to Rule 54(b).


Washington Mutual 2019 ruling, Part II
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2010

In a Bracewell & Giuliani client alert dated December 7, 2009, we reported on a decision ("WaMu I") from Judge Walrath of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court that required a group of bondholders of Washington Mutual, Inc. ("WMI") to comply fully with the disclosure requirements of Bankruptcy Rule 2019.


Delaware Superior Court establishes new division for complex commercial litigation
  • Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2010

The Delaware Superior Court announced that it has created a new division focused on complex business litigation.


Delaware Court of Chancery implements new procedures for arbitration of business and commercial disputes
  • Paul Weiss
  • USA
  • March 1 2010

Effective February 1, 2010, the Delaware Court of Chancery adopted new Rules 96, 97, and 98 to allow the filing of certain business and commercial disputes for the purpose of arbitration by a member of the Court.


Visteon files bankruptcy
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • May 28 2009

Visteon Corporation and related affiliates (“Visteon”) filed voluntary bankruptcy petitions on May 28, 2009, in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (“Bankruptcy Court”).


Delaware State Court: D&O insurer waived its right to hearing on reasonableness of insured’s reimbursement requests
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2009

The Superior Court of Delaware recently held that a D&O insurer failed to timely respond to it insured’s reimbursement requests and must therefore provide reimbursement for prior legal defense costs and advance future defense costs within sixty days of receipt of invoices.