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Executive Compensation as Corporate Waste? Delaware Court Allows a Lawsuit to Continue
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2018

I don’t believe that any court has decided in favor of plaintiffs alleging that the payment of executive compensation was a breach of fiduciary duty


Fried Frank M&APE Quarterly April 2018
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2018

In March 2018, the Court of Chancery issued several decisions that highlighted that a minority stockholder that is viewed by the court as having a


Purell and Simple: The “Unclean Hands” Doctrine as a Bar to Equitable Relief
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2018

Following a well-developed line of precedent, the Delaware Court of Chancery recently declined to grant equitable relief to a party seeking an


Delaware Chancery Court Finds Elon Musk May Be Controlling Stockholder of Tesla Motors
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2018

On March 28, 2018, in In re Tesla Motors, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by


Recent Case Interpreting Voting Agreement Highlights Delaware Law Traps
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • April 12 2018

A recent order by the Delaware Court of Chancery that interprets standard venture capital financing documents invalidated action taken by the holders


Delaware M&A Quarterly - Spring 2018
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2018

In the first quarter of 2018, the Delaware Court of Chancery issued two appraisal decisions, and the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed an earlier


Chancery Court evaluates objective factors to determine partners’ subjective beliefs
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • April 5 2018

Dieckman v. Regency GP LP, et al. came before the Delaware Court of Chancery as a dispute over a merger between Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. ("ETP"


Multi-billion dollar investment manager and directors remain at risk
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • April 5 2018

In Cumming v. Edens, et al., C.A. No. 13007-VCS (Del. Ch. Feb. 20, 2018), the Court of Chancery denied a motion to dismiss a derivative suit for


Delaware Court of Chancery Finds 22 Stockholder to be Controller Due to Unique Facts
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2018

Recently in In re Tesla Motors, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery (in an opinion by Vice Chancellor Slights) declined to


Delaware Court Of Chancery Denies Corwin Motion To Dismiss, Finding Allegations Of Control Adequately Pleaded As To 22 Stockholder
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2018

On March 28, 2018, Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III of the Delaware Court of Chancery denied a motion to dismiss several derivative and class