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Delaware Chancery Court Dismisses Post-Closing Fiduciary Duty Claims, Finding The Complaint Failed To Plead Bad Faith
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

On August 17, 2017, Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed a shareholder suit asserting breach of fiduciary duty


No Payday for Objecting Stockholders as Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Appraisal Ruling
  • White & Case LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2017

The Delaware Supreme Court recently reversed a Delaware Chancery Court's finding that a private equity buyer had underpaid in connection with its


SEC Warns Initial Coin Offerings May Be Subject to US Federal Securities Laws
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

In 2017, over $1.3 billion has been raised by start-ups through Initial Coin Offerings ("ICOs"), a relatively new form of financing technique in which


Delaware Supreme Court Reverses And Remands Appraisal Award But Rejects Bright-Line Presumption In Favor Of Deal Price
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

On August 1, 2017, the Delaware Supreme Court, in an opinion by Chief Justice Leo E. Strine, Jr., reversed and remanded an appraisal ruling that had


Delaware Court Of Chancery Recommends Limiting The Preclusive Effect Of Prior Decisions On Demand Futility In Derivative Lawsuits
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

On July 25, 2017, Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard of the Delaware Court of Chancery issued a supplemental opinion, responding to a remand order from the


Grecian Magnesite Mining v. Commissioner: Foreign Investor Not Subject to US Tax on Sale of Partnership Interest
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 11 2017

On July 13, 2017, the US Tax Court (TC) issued its opinion in Grecian Magnesite Mining v. Commissioner, 149 TC 3, holding that a foreign corporation


Delaware Supreme Court Provides Guidance on Factors to Consider in Appraisal Valuation Procedure in Context of DFC Global Appraisal Action
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2017

In DFC Global Corp. v. Muirfield Value Partners, L.P., the Delaware Supreme Court reversed and remanded the Court of Chancery's appraisal decision


Another Working Capital Claim Fails in Delaware Because of Liability Limitations
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2017

In Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. N.V. v. Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC, the Delaware Court of Chancery declined to permit the purchaser of a business to


Sidley Perspectives on M&A and Corporate Governance - August 2017
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2017

One of today’s more widely debated issues in the M&A space concerns the precise scope, application and boundaries of the Delaware Supreme Court’s


Governance & Securities Law Focus: Latin America Edition, August 2017
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 9 2017

On June 29, 2017, the US Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") Division of Corporation Finance announced that, beginning on July 10, 2017, it