v. Dell, Inc . (Del. Ch. May 16, 2011).
What this case is about:
This Court of Chancery opinion involved a demand by a
shareholder for books and records of Dell, Inc. for the ostensible purpose of
enabling him to investigate possible mismanagement. Further summary and
The Delaware Court of Chancery yesterday denied a Motion
to Dismiss a shareholder's demand for books and records of a company
based on DGCL Section
220. The Court ruled that the issue of whether this action was an attempt
to circumvent the stay on discovery imposed in a related federal securities...
Central Laborers Pension Fund v. News Corp. ,
C.A. No. 6287-VCN (Del. Ch. Nov. 30, 2011), read letter ruling here .
In this case involving a request for books and records under DGCL Section 220,
the Court dismissed the suit as duplicative of a parallel suit for breach of
fiduciary duty in connection...
Bank v. NetApp, Inc., C.A. No. 6772-VCG (Del. Ch.
Feb. 6, 2012).
Whether supplement documents should be produced to comply
with post-trial determination pursuant to DGCL Section 220 that books and
records must be provided.
In October 2010, the plaintiff...
Jagodzinski v. Silicon Valley Innovation
Company LLC , C.A. No. 6203-VCP (Del. Ch. Feb. 14, 2012).
The issue addressed in this case was whether the Court of
Chancery should grant a Motion for Contempt and for the Appointment of a
Receiver in connection with a failure to comply...
Kevin Brady of Eckert Seamans Cherin
& Mellott, LLC, discusses "Inspecting Corporate Books and Records in a
Digital World: The Role of Electronically Stored Information," which he
co-authored with Francis G.X. Pileggi and Jill Agro and appears in the Delaware
Journal of Corporate Law. He...
China Agritech, Inc. Shareholder Derivative Litigation , C.A. No.
7163-VCL (Del. Ch. May 21, 2013) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
Issue Addressed :
Whether a complaint that fails to plead that demand was made on the Board and
fails to plead...
Caspian Select Credit Master Fund Ltd. v. Key Plastics Corp . , C.A. No. 8624-VCN (Del. Ch. Feb. 24, 2014) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ].
Practical Insights on Decision : This Chancery opinion is one of many examples highlighted on these pages over the...
The Ravenswood Investment Company, L.P. v. Winmill & Co. Incorporated , C.A. No. 7048-VCN (Del. Ch. Dec. 31, 2014) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ].
This Chancery ruling limited the number of years that documents produced pursuant to DGCL Section 220...
Oklahoma Firefighters’ Pension & Retirement System v. Citigroup, Inc ., C.A. No. 9587-ML (VCN) (Del. Ch. Apr. 24, 2015) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ].
This Delaware Court of Chancery opinion allowed an inspection of books and records pursuant...
As Frank Reynolds of Thomson Reuters reports, the long-running effort of a stockholder to obtain additional documents from Wal-Mart in a Section 220 proceeding appears to have reached a conclusion , though it may still be the subject of second appeal. Frank Reynolds reports that the Court of Chancery...
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 on (and threatened litigation against) Delaware...