Kirby v. Sokol, et al., Del.
Ch. No. 6392, is the caption of a lawsuit filed earlier this week in the
Delaware Court of Chancery which arises out of the recent resignation of the
heir apparent to the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett, based on widely...
While not addressing the question of whether a non-party
seeking the unsealing of documents has standing pursuant to Court of Chancery
Rule 5(g)(6), the Court held that a non-party nonetheless had standing to
intervene and seek unsealing under Rule...
In the recent decision of In Re Allion Healthcare
Inc. S'holders Litig. , C.A.No. 5022-CC (Del. Ch. Mar. 29, 2011), read
opinion here ,
Chancellor Chandler decided the rarely discussed issue of the division of
attorneys' fees between plaintiffs'...
Scully v. Nighthawk is a
recent Delaware Court of Chancery case involving multi-state class action
litigation, highlighted on these pages here, in
which the issue was raised about forum shopping and settlements of suits in
multi-state corporate cases...
Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC v. Roche
Diagnostics GmbH, C.A. No. 5589-VCP (Del.
Ch. Apr. 8, 2011), read opinion here . This
case arises out of a series of agreements between the parties to license
certain technology. A complaint was filed alleging...
Espinoza v. Hewlett Packard Co. (Espinoza II ),
C.A. No. 6000-VCP (Del. Ch. March 25, 2011)(oral ruling).
Although this matter started out as a § 220 suit, the
prior 70-page decision in this case was limited to the disclosure (or not) of a
A few days after highlighting an analysis of Delaware
corporate law in an opinion by Judge Richard Posner of the 7th Circuit that
discussed aspects of a director's fiduciary duties, here, (including
the benefit of scholarly insights on the ruling...