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Delaware Court of Chancery’s Original and Exclusive Jurisdiction Over Insurance Rehabilitation Proceedings

In re Rehabilitation of Manhattan Re-Insurance Co. , C.A. No. 2844-VCP (Del. Ch. Oct. 4, 2011). Read opinion here . Issues Addressed Whether the Court of Chancery has original and exclusive jurisdiction over insurance rehabilitation proceedings. If so, whether that exclusive jurisdiction...

Francis Pileggi Discusses Delaware Chancery Court’s Denial of Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Indispensable Party in Non-Compete Case

Francis G.X. Pileggi of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, discusses NuVasive, Inc. v. Lanx, Inc ., C.A. No. 7266-VCG (Del. Ch. July 11, 2012), in which the Delaware Court of Chancery considered a claim that the defendant company improperly persuaded employees of plaintiff company to work...

Delaware Court of Chancery Has Jurisdiction to Enjoin Potentially Unconstitutional Statute

The recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision in Doe v. Coupe , C.A. No. 10983-VCP (Del. Ch. July 14, 2015), clarifies the basis for equitable jurisdiction needed in order for the Court of Chancery to hear a claim that the state should be enjoined from enforcing an unconstitutional statute, in connection...