Capella Holding, Inc. v. Anderson, C.A. No. 9809-VCN (Del. Ch. July 8, 2015), is a Delaware Court of Chancery decision that addresses recurring corporate litigation issues that make it a useful addition to the litigator’s toolbox (even as a duplicate...
Quadrant Structured Products Company, Ltd. v. Vertin , C.A. No. 6990-VCL (Del. Ch. May 4, 2015) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ].
This Court of Chancery opinion is destined to be cited as a seminal ruling...
In an interesting October 14, 2011 post-trial opinion,
Delaware Chancellor Leo
Strine entered a $1.263 billion award in the Southern Peru Copper
Corporation Shareholder Derivative Litigation. The lawsuit relates to Southern
Peru's April 2005 acquisition...
Service Corporation of Westover Hills v.
Guzzetta , C.A. No. 2922-VCP (Del. Ch. July 21, 2011), read
opinion here .
The Delaware Supreme Court's remand decision in this case last year was
highlighted on this blog here.
The importance of this...
Two rejections by the Delaware Court of Chancery last week, on the same day, of two separate proposed settlements of two unrelated class actions challenging a merger, were reported by The Chancery Daily , Professor Bainbridge and Alison Frankel of Thomson...
In re Jefferies Group, Inc. Shareholders Litigation , Cons. C.A. No. 8059-CB (Del. Ch. June 5, 2015) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ].
This Delaware Court of Chancery letter ruling describes the standards...
Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago, Illinois v. DV Realty Advisors LLC , C.A. No. 7204-VCN (Del. Ch. May 28, 2015) [an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers] .
This letter ruling is useful for purposes...
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...
Two federal courts have held that the confidential arbitration procedures provided in the rules of the Court of Chancery are constitutionally infirm. We have previously written on these pages about the decision of the District Court , Delaware Coalition...
On this episode of the LexisNexis Corporate &
Commercial Insights, Steve Berstler speaks to Francis G.X. Pileggi,
Member-in-Charge, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, Wilmington, DE,
about status quo orders, bifurcation in BAE Systems vs. Lockheed...
Fuchs Family Trust v. Parker Drilling Company , C.A. No. 9986-VCN (Del. Ch. March 4, 2015) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ].
This opinion of the Delaware Court of Chancery analyzes a stockholder demand pursuant...
Kevin Brady of Eckert
Seamans discusses In Re Celera Corporation Shareholder Litigation , C.A., No. 6304-VCP (Del. Ch. March 23,
2012), recently decided by
the Delaware Court of Chancery . In this case, the putative lead
plaintiff in a class action, New...
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
In re: Shawe & Elting LLC , C.A. No. 9661-CB (Del. Ch. Aug. 13, 2015) [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ].
There are many important principles of Delaware corporate law addressed in this 104...
In Re Activision Blizzard, Inc. Stockholder Litigation , Cons. C.A. No. 8885-VCL (Del. Ch. May 20, 2015) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ].
This Delaware Court of Chancery opinion refers to the settlement...