Hickman v. Taylor, the United States Supreme Court recognized a qualified
immunity from discovery of a lawyer's work product prepared in connection with
litigation. The Delaware Court of Chancery has embraced the work product
doctrine as enunciated...
The Delaware Court of Chancery's confidential and
expedited arbitration procedure, in which selected disputes are heard before a
member of the Court at a final hearing within 90 days of a complaint being
filed, as described in a prior post here...
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 Gorman v. Salamone, C.A. No. 10183-VCN (Del. Ch. July 31, 2015), the Court of Chancery affirms the board-centric foundation of Delaware corporate law, and describes the limitation on the ability of a majority stockholder to appoint officers directly–even...
The below article first appeared on Aug. 24,
2011, in The Delaware Business Court Insider , here. The
Delaware Court of Chancery decision that is the focus of the article was
previously highlighted on this blog here.
Litigation is fast-paced in...
Francis Pileggi and Kevin Brady of Eckert Seamans discuss
several aspects of recent rulings by the Delaware Court of Chancery in Auriga
Capital Corp. v. Gatz Properties LLC, C.A. No. 4390-CS (Del. Ch., Jan. 27,
On the Delaware Corporate and Commercial...
Lewis v. Aimco Properties, L.P., C.A. No. 9934-VCP (Del. Ch. Feb. 10, 2015) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ]
This short opinion from the Delaware Court of Chancery is notable for its discussion and rejection...
by John Stigi , John Landry and Robin Achen
A ruling last fall by the Delaware Chancery Court has prompted a wave of 8 Del. C. § 220 [ an annotated version of this statute is available to lexis.com subscribers ] books and records inspection demands...
Willis v. PCA Pain Center of Virginia, Inc. , C.A. No. 9006-VCN (Del. Ch. October 20, 2014) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ].
This Chancery decision is noted for its usefulness in the toolbox of those who...
Recent activity in the Delaware Court of Chancery has followed the Delaware Supreme Court’s May 2014 decision in ATP Tour, Inc v. Deutscher Tennis Bund , 91 A.3d 554 (Del. 2014), highlighted on these pages, which upheld a fee-shifting bylaw, at...
S. Muoio & Co. LLC v. Hallmark
Entertainment Investments Co., C.A. No.
4729-CC ( Del. Ch. Mar. 9, 2011), read 63-page
Delaware Court of Chancery opinion here . Hat
tip to Wilmington corporate litigator Kurt Heyman for sending me this opinion
Sinchareonkul v. Fahnemann , C.A. No. 10543-VCL (Del. Ch. Jan. 22, 2015) [ an annotated version of this statute is available to lexis.com subscribers ] .
Several aspects of this Court of Chancery opinion make it noteworthy. First, this declaratory...
Wimbledon Fund LP - Absolute Return Fund
Series v. SV Special Situations Fund LP , C.A. No. 4780-CS (Del.
Ch., Dec. 22, 2011), read letter ruling here . Read
summaries of prior Delaware decisions in this matter here.
This is the latest iteration...
Delaware Gov. Markell is about to announce his nomination to replace Vice Chancellor Parsons who announced his retirement this past summer. Here's the thing. The Chancery Court has not had a female chancellor since Vice Chancellor Berger left the...
Pontone v. Milso Industries Corp ., C.A. No. 7615-VCP (Del. Ch. Oct. 6, 2014) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ].
Why This Case is Important : This decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery granted interlocutory...