Often described as a hybrid between a company limited by shares (LTD) and a partnership, limited liability companies (LLCs) are widely regarded as
Delaware has long been a popular choice for entities to use as their state of formation. As a result, lenders all over the country routinely make
The liquidating trustee appointed by the confirmed chapter 11 plan brought an adversary proceeding against a minority investor of the debtor, and a former director of the debtor, alleging that: the investor and the director had breached the fiduciary duties owed to the debtor, and the investor had defrauded the debtor.
On April 8, 2011, the Delaware Court of Chancery handed down a decision (Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC v. Roche Diagnostics GMBH, C.A. No. 5589-VCP (Del. Ch. April 8, 2011)) that might impact how M&A deals are structured and what third party consents must be obtained.
On September 30, 2010, in In re American Safety Razor, LLC, et al, Case No 10-12351 (MFW), the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware ruled that the debtors' proposed bid procedures for the sale of the business were unfair and unreasonable.