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Delaware Court Of Chancery Declines To Compel Production Under The Garner Privilege Exception
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2018

On January 10, 2018, Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III of the Delaware Court of Chancery declined to compel the production of attorney-client


Delaware Supreme Court reverses Court of Chancery's Dell appraisal decision
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2018

In Dell Inc v Magnetar Global Event Driven Master Fund Ltd the Delaware Supreme Court reversed and remanded the Court of Chancery's valuation of


Delaware Chancery Court Rules that Buyer is Not Entitled to Share in Transaction Tax Deductions
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

On December 29, 2017, the Delaware Chancery Court decided in LSVC Holdings, LLC. v. Vestcom Parent Holdings, Inc. et al. to deny the buyer’s claim for


Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Decision That Well-Pled Unocal Claim Does Not Automatically Excuse Pre-Suit Demand
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

On December 18, 2017, the Supreme Court of Delaware affirmed the Delaware Court of Chancery’s dismissal of a shareholder derivative action asserting


Delaware Court Of Chancery Upholds Shareholder’s Disclosure Claim In Connection With Tender Offer, But Indicates Relief, If Any, Will Likely Be Limited To Nominal Damages
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

On December 22, 2017, Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery declined to dismiss a direct breach of fiduciary duty claim


Delaware Court Of Chancery Grants Books And Records Demand, Holding That Corwin Is Irrelevant To Section 220 Proceedings
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

On December 29, 2017, Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III of the Delaware Court of Chancery granted a stockholder’s demand to inspect books and


“You’re Not Fully Clean”: 220 Inspection Demands Under Corwin
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2018

On December 29, 2017, the Delaware Court of Chancery declined to extend the ruling in Corwin by finding that the approval of a merger by a vote of the


The Appraisal Landscape After the Delaware Supreme Court’s Dell and DFC Global DecisionsKey Points, Open Issues and Practice Points
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2018

In the second half of 2017, the Delaware Supreme Court issued two seminal decisions concerning appraisalDFC Global v. Muirfield (Aug. 1, 2017) and


Delaware M&A Quarterly - Winter 2017
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2018

This quarter, the Delaware Supreme Court issued a milestone appraisal decision, continuing the trend to urge reliance on deal price in appraisal


Fried Frank M&APE Quarterly January 2018
  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2018

U.S. public company M&A activity was up 114 in 2014 from 2013, and increased to record levels in 2015. The trend of strong activity continued through