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DGCL Section 220 Request for Corporation’s Political Contributions

Qualcomm was sued recently in the Delaware Court of Chancery based on a request pursuant to DGCL Section 220, seeking corporate records regarding the company’s political contributions. Professor Stephen Bainbridge provides a scholarly analysis with copious citations to case law, suggesting that the prerequisites of Section 220 are not likely to be satisfied in such … Continue Reading

Supreme Court Affirms Chancery’s Denial of Request for Hewlett Packard Report

In Espinoza v. Hewlett-Packard Co., read opinion here, the Delaware Supreme Court yesterday affirmed the Court of Chancery’s denial of a request under DGCL Section 220 for a report regarding the investigation relating to the ouster of former Hewlett Packard CEO Mark Hurd. Highlights of prior Chancery decisions in this matter are available here. Professor … Continue Reading