In re Dole Food Co.. Stockholder Litig., No. 8703; In re Appraisal of Dole Food Co., No. 9079, order denying motion for summary judgment filed (Del. Ch. Jan. 21, 2015). The Delaware Court of Chancery is scheduled imminently to hear claims in connection with the going-private transaction of Dole, now that the Delaware Supreme Court denied an interlocutory appeal. This is cutting-edge Delaware corporate litigation regarding the duty of directors related to a change in control, in addition to valuation/appraisal issues. Frank Reynolds penned an article that provides a helpful overview, at this link.
In re Dole Food Co. Stockholder Litigation, No. 8703, trial scheduled (Del. Ch. Feb. 23, 2015); In re Appraisal of Dole Food Co., No. 9079, trial scheduled (Del. Ch. Feb. 23, 2015).