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Delaware Court of Chancery Upholds Bylaws with Forum Selection Clause
Posted on 26 Jun 2013 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

Boilermakers Local 154 Retirement Fund v. Chevron Corporation , C.A. No. 7220-CS (Del. Ch. June 25, 2013) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to subscribers ]. Issue Addressed : Enforceability of bylaws adopted by the Board... Read More

Delaware Chancery Court Upholds “North Carolina Only” Forum Selection Bylaw
Posted on 10 Sep 2014 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Following the Delaware Chancery Court’s June 2013 ruling upholding the facial validity of the bylaw of Chevron Corporation designating Delaware as the exclusive forum for intra-corporate disputes, the adoption of forum selection bylaws has become... Read More

Update on Fee-Shifting Bylaw Issue in Pending Delaware Court of Chancery Case
Posted on 19 Sep 2014 by Francis G.X. Pileggi

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... Read More

Delaware Court of Chancery Analyzes Statutory Basis for Validity of Bylaws and Director Action
Posted on 29 Jan 2015 by Doug Esten

Sinchareonkul v. Fahnemann , C.A. No. 10543-VCL (Del. Ch. Jan. 22, 2015) [ an annotated version of this statute is available to subscribers ] . Several aspects of this Court of Chancery opinion make it noteworthy. First, this declaratory... Read More