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Francis G.X. Pileggi
Delaware Court of Chancery Allows Advancement for Motion to Intervene by Former CEO

The Delaware Court of Chancery, in the decision styled In re Genelux Corporation , C.A. No. 10612-VCP (Del. Ch. Oct. 22, 2015), determined that a former CEO and Chairman of the Board was entitled to advancement in connection with his Motion to Intervene...

Mack Sperling
Two Cases From NC Business Court: Class Action Fees Doubled and Expedited Discovery Denied

Last month, North Carolina Business Court. Judge Gale issued three rulings in class action cases. Two of the rulings were in consolidated class actions that had been settled. Those were in In re Pike S'holders Litig. , 2015 NCBC 89 [subscribers...

Lee Berlik
Proximate Cause Is Required to Win Your Fraud Claim

To state a cause of action for fraud in Virginia, a plaintiff must plead that there was (1) a false representation of (2) a material fact, (3) made intentionally and knowingly, (4) with intent to mislead, and that the plaintiff (5) reasonably relied on...

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Mike Koehler
Friday FCPA Roundup for Week Ending October 30

This article was reprinted with permission from FCPA Professor Scrutiny alerts and updates, civil litigation updates, SEC enforcement statistics, and for the reading stack. It’s all here in the Friday roundup. Scrutiny Alerts and Updates ...

Mack Sperling
It Can Be a Tough Road for Trade Secrets Plaintiffs in the NC Business Court

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know that litigating a trade secrets case in the Business Court can be tough. Last year, the Court barred a plaintiff from engaging in any discovery at all until it identified its allegedly misappropriated...

Thomas Fox
Good-Bye to Maureen O’Hara and How to Drive Compliance Into the DNA of Your Company

Maureen O’Hara died this week. To anyone who has ever watched The Quiet Man on St. Patrick’s Day, she will always be known as Mary Kate Danaher, who was pursued and eventually wed by John Wayne. Testament to the fiery character she often played...