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Delaware Court of Chancery Awards Fees Based on Corporate Benefit Doctrine
Posted on 5 Aug 2014 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

Sutherland v. Sutherland , C.A. No. 2399 -VCN (Del Ch. July 31, 2014). This Delaware Court of Chancery decision involving a long-running internecine legal battle among family members who own and manage related corporations, is noteworthy because it... Read More

Corporate Benefit Doctrine Not Applicable to Volunteers
Posted on 11 Jul 2014 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

Raul v. Astoria Financial Corporation , C.A. No. 9169-VCG (Del. Ch. June 20, 2014) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to subscribers ]. Issue Addressed : Whether attorneys’ fees were appropriate under the corporate benefit... Read More