Article on Recent Chancery Decision on Forum Selection Bylaws

My article entitled: Directors Given More Authority to Limit Multi-Forum Litigation, appeared in the November/December issue of NACD Directorship, a publication of the National Association of Corporate Directors. This regular short column discusses the recent Court of Chancery decision in City of Providence … Continue reading

Supreme Court Recognizes Exception to Attorney/Client Privilege

The National Association of Corporate Directors publishes a magazine called Directorship. They published my article on the recent decision of the Delaware Supreme Court in the Wal-Mart case, highlighted on these pages, which recognized an exception to the attorney client … Continue reading

Article on Corporate Benefit Doctrine: Basis to Award Attorneys’ Fees

Bloomberg BNA Corporate Law and Accountability Report* recently published my short article on the corporate benefit doctrine as a basis for the award of attorneys’ fees, as applied by the Court of Chancery in Sutherland v. Sutherland, a decision summarized on … Continue reading

Ethics Article on Conflicts of Interest

My most recent ethics column for The Bencher, the national publication of the American Inns of Court, discussed recent decisions that applied several rules applicable to conflicts of interest issues, including Rules 1.7, 1.9 and 1.10.

Second Circuit Disqualifies Counsel for Breach of Client Confidences

My regular ethics column for the current issue of the national publication of the American Inns of Court, The Bencher, reviews a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit that disqualified a former general counsel from … Continue reading

Our Annual List of Top Ten Delaware Corporate Cases Published on Harvard Law School Corporate Forum

The Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Forum published a revised version of our annual list of top ten corporate decisions from Delaware’s Supreme Court and Court of Chancery. Yes, we are thrilled. For those readers who think other cases should … Continue reading

Advance Waiver of Future Conflicts Upheld by Federal Court

For my regular ethics column for the current issue of The Bencher, the national publication of the American Inns of Court, I wrote an article about a recent federal court decision that upheld the enforceability of a waiver, in advance, … Continue reading

Delaware Supreme Court Gives Qualified Immunity to Court-Appointed Counsel

The current issue of The Bencher, the national publication of the American Inns of Court, includes my regular ethics column which highlights a recent decision of the Delaware Supreme Court that grants qualified immunity to court-appointed counsel, and also denied … Continue reading

Court of Chancery Practice Guidelines

The current issue of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law that recently came in the mail, Volume 37, No. 3 (2013), includes a reprinting of the new Practice Guidelines recently promulgated by the Court of Chancery, and also features an … Continue reading

Delaware Supreme Court on Rule 11 Violations

In my most recent ethics column for The Bencher, I reviewed a recent Delaware Supreme Court decision that announced a new standard that will be followed in Delaware when a trial judge believes that Rule 11, or a rule of … Continue reading