In Regal Entertainment Group v. Amaranth LLC, download file, the Chancery court granted a motion for certification of a defendant class under Chancery Court Rule 23. The court denied the objections of the defendant. The defendant did not succeed in arguing that it could not be representative of the defendant class because it was a hedge fund. The court determined that a hedge fund should not be accorded any special treatment and issues of adequacy and typicality were rejected as makeweight arguments, and coming “with ill grace” in light of the positions that were taken previously in the litigation.