The Fourth Circuit clarified last week that after a case
is filed in state court, a defendant desiring a federal forum should seek
removal rather than file a separate declaratory judgment action in its federal
district court of choice. In VRCompliance...
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...
Scully v. Nighthawk Radiology Holdings, Inc.,
No. 5890-VCL (Mar. 11, 2011)(Report of Special Counsel). This Report
concluded that there was neither forum shopping nor collusive behavior in the
settlement of a class action related to the $170...
In Re Dynegy Inc. Shareholders Litigation, C.
A. No. 5739-VCS (Del. Ch. Mar, 16, 2011), read letter ruling here. This
three-page letter decision is short on length but long on potential
significance. It should be read as a postscript to the report...